Trades. Tilesetters.


Tilesetters are responsible for applying granite, ceramic, porcelain, glass or marble tiles to floors, walls, countertops, showers and other surfaces. These skilled laborers possess an eye for detail and strong math skills, which allows them to master the more complex aspects of installation, such as making intricate cuts for a decorative layout.


+372.41% Higher than minimum wage!
Benefits do not come out of your check.

$56.96/hr total

Benefits are above & beyond hourly wage!
Featuring premium health insurance.


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Increased Job Outlook (2016-2026)

Skills Needed

  • Strong math
  • reading
  • spatial and mechanical ability
  • problem solving
  • physical stamina
  • fast-paced thinking
  • communication
  • hand/eye coordination
  • blueprint reading
  • decision making
  • detail-oriented

Relevant Classes

  • Algebra
  • Basic arithmetic
  • General math
  • Geometry

Education & Training

  • 4,680 on-the-job hours
  • 400 classroom hours
  • 100% paid hours

Work Conditions

  • Both indoor and outdoor
  • Nearly every facility and building type
  • Physically demanding
  • New and existing construction

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