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Floor Sanders and Finishers - What They Do

Floor Sanders and Finishers generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Floor Sanders and Finishers can expect to earn an average of $33,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Floor Sanders and Finishers will see a moderate decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -1.8%. In respect to starting your own business, Floor Sanders and Finishers are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 46.6% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Floor Sanders and Finishers can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 6.1% are currently unemployed.

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Hardwood Floorlayer
A Hardwood Floorlayer Program will teach a student how to lay hardwood and wood strip/block flooring using nails, screws and/or adhesives. The Hardwood Floorlayer Program will generally take 3 years to complete. However, only 5 of the weeks will be in-school lessons. After graduation, the Hardwood ...more