Career Details

Floor Installer


Career Overview

Floor installers lay wood, vinyl, tile, and stone floors.


Generally, people learn to do this work on the job. There are no specific educational requirements, although having a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$22,000 /yr
$39,000 /yr
$70,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Math
  • Art
  • Trade-related courses
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

Floor installers are typically employed within the constructions industry with many of them being self-employed. This can be a very physically demanding job that requires a lot of heavy lifting, bending, and kneeling. Be ready to get dirty!


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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