Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
112k
Average Age
40
Average Salary
$39,599
Average Male Salary
$39,974
Average Female Salary
$27,729

About

Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers was $39,599 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers by wage are Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers, Social & human service assistants, and Occupational therapy assistants & aides.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers are Chula Vista (West) & National City Cities PUMA, CA, Collier County (Southwest) PUMA, FL, and Annandale, West Falls Church & Bailey's Crossroads PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers are Collier County (Southwest) PUMA, FL, South of I-635 & West of US-75 PUMA, TX, and Deerfield, Pompano Beach (North) & Lighthouse Point Cities PUMA, FL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, by average wage, is Elementary & secondary schools. Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers are paid most in Ada City PUMA, OK but are relatively concentrated in Collier County (Southwest) PUMA, FL.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,599
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,679

In 2020, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers earned an average of $39,599, $16,355 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers make somewhat more than Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers while Social & human service assistants make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.363
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.363, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, by average wage, are Elementary & secondary schools, Traveler accommodation, and Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers.

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Industries by Share

112k
2020 Workforce
± 8,210
−2.79%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 10.6%

The number of people employed as Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers has been declining at a rate of −2.79%, from 115,106 people in 2019 to 111,897 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers at  84.7%, followed by Furniture & home furnishings stores with 8.4% and Building material & supplies dealers with 1.91%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers in the US. The average age of male Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers in the workforce is 39.9 and of female Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers is 42, and the most common race/ethnicity for Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

108k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 8,083
3.43k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,437

96.9% of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

41.1% of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 26.9% of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers.

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Age by Sex

39.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.897
42
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 5.02

The median age of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers is 40, and Male employees are generally 2.1 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers is Business but a relatively high number of Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

Majors

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