Career Profile

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, Wall

Education No formal educational credential
This is the typical education required for an entry-level position.
Earnings $43,600
This is the typical median salary earned for an entry-level position.

Insulation workers install and replace the materials used to insulate buildings or mechanical systems.

General Information

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

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, Wall

Occupational Outlook

For the Rural Capital Area

20

Job Opportunities

Over the next five years, an average of 20 openings per year are projected for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, Wall.

+15.3%

Employment Change

Employment for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, Wall is forecasted to increase on par with the regional average by 15.3% between 2022 and 2027.

$20.97

Earnings Potential

An average worker in this occupation is paid $20.97/hour. Entry level workers are paid $13.89, while experienced workers are paid $24.51. The median wage is comparable to average regional wages across occupations.

Local Employment Opportunities

There are 149 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, Wall in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 172.

Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally

The top industries employing Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, Wall are Building Finishing Contractors, Other Specialty Trade Contractors, and Building Equipment Contractors.

Knowledge Areas

The top most significant knowledge categories for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, Wall include Building and Construction, Customer and Personal Service, and Mechanical.

Educational Attainment Patterns

The most common level of education for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, Wall is HS diploma or less. 8% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.

Sources: BLS   JobsEQ®   ONET