Floor Layers are a skilled craft under the Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council. Floor Layers create the warmth, elegance and functionality of a room from the bottom up through carpeting, hardwood, ceramic, and resilient flooring in residential and commercial settings.
Floor Layers study blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, and dimensions of structure or material to be installed. A floor layer selects specified type of materials, prepares layout, using rule, framing square, and layout tools. Marks cutting, using pencil, chalk, markers and marking tools. Shapes materials to prescribed measurements, using power tools and hand tools. Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together for a complete showing of the skills.
Apprentice wage ranges from $16.35-$29.06.
Journey level wage for Residential Floor Layer is $31.38.
Journey level wage for Commercial Floor Layer is $36.33.