Floorer or Wall Tiler
- Mixes cement screed or other adhesive, cuts and positions floor and wall tiles and checks alignment of tiling with spirit level.
- Finishes covering by rolling, smoothing, grouting or polishing.
- Examines premises to plan suitable layout and cuts, lays and secures underlay, carpet and linoleum.
- Cleans floor surface, fixes wooden laying guides and mixes, pours and levels granite and terrazzo mixtures, bitumen, synthetic resin or other composition mixtures to form flooring.
- Examines drawings and specifications to determine job requirements.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 10% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for floorer or wall tiler is £25,729
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 507. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for floorer or wall tiler roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £25,729 per year. That is about £2,144 per month or £13.19 per hour. New workers generally start on £16,515, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £38,588
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 507 people are employed in the region.