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SOC: 47-2131 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall
Line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.
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Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Read blueprints and select appropriate insulation, based on space characteristics and the heat retaining or excluding characteristics of the material. Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, power saws, knives, or scissors. Cover and line structures with blown or rolled forms of materials to insulate against cold, heat, or moisture, using saws, knives, rasps, trowels, blowers, or other tools and implements. Fit, wrap, staple, or glue insulating materials to structures or surfaces, using hand tools or wires. Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Good
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $11.90   Entry $24,755.00
Mean $17.88   Mean $37,184.00
Experience $20.87 Experience $43,398.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
24025025.4
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47-2131.00 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall