Flooring Installer

A flooring installer will work with a multitude of different materials, including tile, wood, carpet, and manufactured products. These products help with the insulation, comfort, and aesthetics of the home. While the trade is versatile, most of the time these positions can be learned through apprenticeship and on the job training.

Average Salary

  • $41,856
  • $17.86
POTENTIAL Additional Compensation
$5,500/yr Overtime and Bonuses
  • Tile Setter
  • Wood Flooring Installer
  • Carpet Installer

What You’ll Need

You can find opportunities for education that emphasize classroom instruction or hands-on learning, depending on which suits your needs:

Technical/Trade/Vocational School: Prepares you for a specific career. Some place more emphasis on hands-on learning vs. classroom instruction.

Community College: Generally, offers a broader education, with the possibility of working toward earning a bachelor’s degree.

Registered Apprenticeship Program: Start earning a competitive wage right away as you gain knowledge from on-the-job experience and related training.


  • Versatile

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Good With Numbers

  • Problem-Solver

  • Independent

Potential Benefits

*Benefits depend on the specific job and may vary.
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Fuel Discount

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