Information About Carpet Installers

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Training

Carpet installers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Carpet installers
Training for Carpet Installers
Percent
Less than High School 33.3
High School 45.3
Some College 14.1
Associates Degree 2.9
Bachelors Degree 3.9
Masters Degree 0.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 51,000 people in the United States- 35.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less carpet installers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 13,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, carpet installers make $19.55 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Carpet installers $10.20 $13.30 $17.60 $24.00 $32.20
Construction and extraction occupations $11.00 $14.20 $19.10 $26.90 $35.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, carpet installers make $40,650 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Carpet installers $21,400 $27,740 $36,750 $49,950 $67,120
Construction and extraction occupations $23,050 $29,720 $39,820 $56,130 $73,530
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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