Carpet Installers

3.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
49%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-9%
by 2031
WAGES
$46,640
or $22.42 hourly
VOLUME
19,790
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 49% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Carpet Installers' job openings is expected to decline by -9% by 2031
'Carpet Installers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Carpet Installers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Carpet Installers' was $46,640, or $22.42 hourly
'Carpet Installers' are paid 1.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as carpet installers?

As of 2021 there were 19,790 people employed as Carpet Installers within the United States.
This represents around 0.014% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 7 thousand people are employed as Carpet Installers.

Job description

Lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials.

SOC Code: 47-2041.00

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