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Marble Setters, Tile Setters, and Terrazzo Workers

Employment Prospects


There are approximately 34,130 marble and tile setters, and 2,730 terrazzo workers and finishers, employed in the United States, mainly in the construction industry. Most of those who work with terrazzo have jobs with specialty contractors installing artistic, decorative floors and walls; some are self-employed and may specialize in small jobs. Tile setters are more often self-employed, working on smaller, residential projects like bathrooms, kitchens, and other niches.

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