Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles (47-2042)

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

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 17,10019,200 12.2210 240450

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 20.3711.1814.15 18.1924.4933.04

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
4410 22.728.9 13.2
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation6
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation6
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 60
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 60.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 1959   (Anchorage)
Floor Covering

 Degree
Painters and Allied Trades, Alaska Local 1959   (Anchorage)
Floor Coverers