Skilled Trade

Flooring installer

 Average Hourly Wage


What You Need

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • 8,000 OJT Hours
  • 576 Related training hours

Job description

Flooring installers install, replace and repair all types of carpets, plastic laminates, and other decorative coverings in residential, commercial and industrial buildings and structures. Floorcoverers use manual and power tools to measure, hammer, cut and shear, spread and stretch, and prepare floors.


Most work is inside with occasional outside work when weather conditions are suitable. Work sites range from clean to dirty. The job requires stooping, kneeling, reaching, stretching and heavy lifting for long periods.

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