Floor Layers
(Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles)

4.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
77%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
12.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$45,520
or $21.88 hourly
VOLUME
16,720
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 77% (Robots are watching)

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

The number of 'Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles' job openings is expected to rise 12.3% by 2030
'Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles' was $45,520, or $21.88 hourly
'Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles' are paid 8.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 16,720 people employed as Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Apply blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors.

SOC Code: 47-2042.00

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