Carpet Installers (47-2041)

Occupation description:  Lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials. Excludes Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles (47-2042).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 5556 1.82 35
United States 40,40044,200 9.41,300 2,2003,880

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 21.7911.8114.90 19.2727.0135.69
Alaska 22.0816.3217.53 19.4525.9433.01
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.7516.2817.52 19.4424.5731.04

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
9425 26.629.8 17.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation20
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation5
UI claimants previously working in occupation8
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 165
Number of job position postings 10
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 16.5

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

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

Training Resources

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

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