Tile Setters


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast
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Tile Setters

Tile Setters - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

About 28% of tile setters are self-employed.

Most work in cities where there are high levels of construction activity.

Major employers:

  • Tile setting contractors
  • Home furnishing stores

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is growing steadily.The demand for tile setters will stem from population and business growth as well as the popularity of tile and marble. Tiles made of many materials are becoming more popular, especially in the growing number of more expensive homes.

Job prospects are best for workers with experience in general construction and a good work history.

Tile Setters (CIS 100211)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
2,340
Small
&
7.6%
5.8%
>>>>
220
Moderate
  Champaign Area
43
Small
&
14.0%
7.0%
>>>>
4
Few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
43
Small
&
11.6%
5.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Cook County
785
Small
&
7.4%
5.6%
>>>>
74
Few
  Decatur Area
32
Small
&
6.2%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
175
Medium
&
6.9%
9.7%
>>>>
16
Moderate
  Du Page County
306
Medium
&
5.2%
5.4%
>>>>
28
Moderate
  Edwardsville Area
53
Medium
&
11.3%
5.1%
>>>>
6
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
20
Small
&
10.0%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
32
Small
&
-3.1%
5.2%
>>>>
3
Few
  Lake County
128
Small
&
11.7%
8.6%
>>>>
13
Few
  McHenry County
86
Medium
&
19.8%
6.8%
>>>>
10
Moderate
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
31
Small
&
3.2%
6.8%
>>>>
3
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
63
Medium
&
4.8%
3.6%
>>>>
5
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
106
Small
&
2.8%
7.3%
>>>>
9
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
27
Small
&
3.7%
4.3%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
37
Small
&
0.0%
5.7%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Rockford Area
82
Medium
&
12.2%
7.6%
>>>>
8
Few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
19
Small
&
5.3%
2.4%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Springfield Area
41
Small
&
7.3%
4.7%
>>>>
3
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
69
Medium
&
10.1%
6.4%
>>>>
7
Few
  Vermilion County
8
Very small
&
0.0%
4.9%
>>>>
0
None
  Will County
172
Medium
&
8.7%
9.1%
>>>>
17
Moderate
United States
57,000
Small
&
8.6%
3.7%
>>>>
5,400
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.