Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

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What do they do?

Line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.

Also known as:

Attic Blower, Insulation Estimator, Insulation Installer, Insulation Mechanic, Insulation Worker, Insulator, Retrofit Installer, Spray Foam Installer, Warehouse Insulation Worker

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 0%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #58 in job growth rate
  • 130

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #10 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0%)
  • Master's degree (0.8%)
  • Bachelor's degree (4.1%)
  • Associate's degree (3.6%)
  • Some college, no degree (16.4%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (45.8%)
  • Less than high school diploma (29.4%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Extent Flexibility - The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Multilimb Coordination - The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • Trunk Strength - The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing.
  • Gross Body Equilibrium - The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly.
  • Cut carpet, vinyl or other flexible materials.
  • Install insulation in equipment or structures.
  • Load materials into construction equipment.
  • Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
  • Review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 26.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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