Significant Information: Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers
- Forty-three percent of all carpet, floor, and tile installers
and finishers are self-employed, compared with 19 percent of all
construction trades workers.
- Most workers learn on the job.
- Carpet installers, the largest specialty, should have the best job opportunities.
- The employment of carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers is less sensitive to fluctuations in construction activity than that of other construction trades workers.