Tile and Stone Setters
Tile and Marble Installer,
Apply hard tile, stone, and comparable materials to walls, floors, ceilings, countertops, and roof decks.
- state Avg. Salary $$$$$$36,750Download Career Flyer
What do they typically do on the job?
- Cut and shape tile to fit around obstacles and into odd spaces and corners, using hand and power cutting tools.
- Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural, and floor designs.
- Align and straighten tile using levels, squares, and straightedges.
Career interests describe the perspectives and interests of people who enjoy the type of work involved in this career.
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People who want to pursue this career have knowledge in these areas.
Engineering and Technology
Building and construction
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Whether you have received formal training or not, these types of abilities are helpful in this career.
Hand and Finger Use
Keep your arm or hand steady
Hold or move items with your hands
Ideas and Logic
Notice when problems happen
Order or arrange things
Listen and understand what people say
Communicate by speaking
Exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
People who want to pursue this career have skills in these areas.
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Changing what is done based on other people's actions
Work values describe how your core beliefs align with those commonly needed for this career.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
Does this sound like something you'd like to do?
1. Do some research
- Identify how your interests, values, and strengths match this occupation
- Talk to someone who works in this field or spend a day job shadowing
- Use the colleges and training directory to explore programs related to this career
2. Plan your next move
- Talk to your college and career counselor or school admissions staff
- Connect with a career advisor or mentor
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Data for NSI career cards comes from the following: Idaho Department of Labor, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, O*NET, MyNextMove, and Career OneStop