Floor Installer

What Does A Floor Installer Do?

Floor installers lay wood, vinyl, tile, and stone floors.

How Do I Become A Floor Installer?

Generally, people learn to do this work on the job. There are no specific educational requirements, although having a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

What is the Average Salary For A Floor Installer?

High – 70,000
Median – 39,000
Low – 22,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Floor Installer?

  • Trade-related courses
  • Art
  • Math

What Is The Work Environment For A Floor Installer?

Floor installers are typically employed within the construction industry with many of them being self-employed. This can be a very physically demanding job that requires a lot of heavy lifting, bending, and kneeling. Be ready to get dirty!

What Is The Future Outlook For A Floor Installer?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada