Tile and Marble Setter
Median hourly wage: $18.65
Tile and marble setters apply hard tile and marble to walls, floors, and other surfaces.
High School Diploma/GED Certificate
HSD/GED preferred but not required, 50% in trade have less than a HSD/GED.Must be physically able to perform the work of the trade. Must be able to read, write and speak the English language in order to comprehend instructions on the job and related training classes and to ensure personal and coworker safety on the job. .
Training programs include formal apprenticeship(2-4 years) or community college certificate (1-2 years) which lead to journeyman status as a Tile Setter, Tile Finisher or Marble Terrazzo Finisher.
Pass Pre-Employment Tests and Become a...
None, math skills through algebra preferred, general knowledge of building trades desireable
Complete education/training program (1st step) and time required
2nd step up and time required
Training facilities available
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