Insulation Installers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast, Career Cluster
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Insulation Installers

Insulation Installers - 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

Most insulation installers work in urban areas. In less populated areas, other construction workers may do insulation work.

Major employers:

  • Insulation contractors

Outlook

Demand will be about average for insulation workers. New construction leads to part of this growth. New home construction will lead to more demand for floor and ceiling insulators. However, this is a small portion of the occupation. The most growth will be for mechanical insulators as there is a need to make existing buildings more energy efficient.

Competition may be strong for floor and ceiling insulators as other types of construction workers will compete for their jobs. The best job prospects will be for experienced mechanic insulators.

Despite the small size of this occupation, many jobs will be available. This occupation has a high rate of turnover because it does not require much training.

Insulation Installers (CIS 100345)

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Illinois
1,115
Small
&
1.7%
5.8%
>>>>
118
Few
  Champaign Area
21
Very small
&
9.5%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
17
Very small
&
11.8%
5.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Cook County
389
Small
&
1.0%
5.6%
>>>>
42
Few
  Decatur Area
9
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
74
Small
&
1.4%
9.7%
>>>>
8
Few
  Du Page County
157
Small
&
-2.5%
5.4%
>>>>
15
Few
  Edwardsville Area
22
Small
&
13.6%
5.1%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
5
Very small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
13
Very small
&
-7.7%
5.2%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Lake County
60
Small
&
10.0%
8.6%
>>>>
7
Few
  McHenry County
37
Small
&
13.5%
6.8%
>>>>
4
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
13
Very small
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
22
Small
&
-4.5%
3.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
53
Small
&
-1.9%
7.3%
>>>>
5
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
12
Very small
&
0.0%
4.3%
>>>>
0
None
  Rock Island-Moline Area
19
Very small
&
-15.8%
5.7%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Rockford Area
35
Small
&
5.7%
7.6%
>>>>
4
Few
  Springfield Area
19
Very small
&
-5.3%
4.7%
>>>>
1
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
29
Small
&
10.3%
6.4%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Will County
75
Small
&
4.0%
9.1%
>>>>
8
Few
United States
61,300
Medium
&
2.9%
3.7%
>>>>
5,900
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.