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Marble Setters, Tile Setters, and Terrazzo Workers


Marble setters, tile setters, and terrazzo workers are employed in the masonry and stonework trades covering interior and exterior walls, floors, and other surfaces with marble, tile, and terrazzo. Setters in each of these distinct trades work primarily with the material indicated by their title.

These workers are employed in the general construction industries building such things as libraries, schools, hospitals, and apartment complexes. Terrazzo workers tend to be most concentrated in the warm states of Texas, Arizona, California, and Florida. There are approximately 34,130 marble and tile setters, and 2,730 terrazzo workers and finishers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma




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Marble Setter, Tile Setter, or Terrazzo Worker

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