Carpet Installers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
49%
risk level
POLLING
42%
Based on 46 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-9.0 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$45,240
or $21.75 per hour
Volume
17,400
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
3.3/10

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Automation risk

49% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

User poll

42% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 49% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Carpet Installers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Carpet Installers' job openings is expected to decline 9.0% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Carpet Installers' was $45,240, or $21 per hour

'Carpet Installers' were paid 2.3% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 17,400 people employed as 'Carpet Installers' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 8 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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Comments

Rudi (No chance) says
I'm a carpet / vinyl layer. There's no way this can be automated
Don't be silly
Aug 13, 2023 at 12:19 PM

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