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

4.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
44%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
9.4%
by 2031
WAGES
$48,060
or $23.10 hourly
VOLUME
18,300
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 44% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
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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 9.4% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles' was $48,060, or $23.10 hourly
'Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles' are paid 5.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles?

As of 2021 there were 18,300 people employed as Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles within the United States.
This represents around 0.013% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 7 thousand people are employed as Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles.

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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