Sample 1 - State of California

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Tile and Marble Setters
(SOC Code : 47-2044)
in California

Apply hard tile, marble, and wood tile to walls, floors, ceilings, and roof decks.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months) .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$20.59$14.69$19.02$26.06

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 202011,30014,0002,70023.9520

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Ceramic and Mosaic Tile ContractorDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Contractors State License Board
License Information Center
www.cslb.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Building Finishing Contractors 19,69054.4%
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 14,2992.3%
Residential Building Construction 25,0332.3%
Home Furnishings Stores 7,0741.2%
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg 1,4341.2%
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers 3,1931.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Mason/Masonry

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Cut and shape tile to fit around obstacles and into odd spaces and corners, using hand and power cutting tools.
Align and straighten tile using levels, squares and straightedges.
Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural and floor designs.
Determine and implement the best layout to achieve a desired pattern.
Measure and mark surfaces to be tiled, following blueprints.
Finish and dress the joints and wipe excess grout from between tiles, using damp sponge.
Mix, apply, and spread plaster, concrete, mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives to form a bed for the tiles, using brush, trowel and screed.
Cut, surface, polish and install marble and granite or install pre-cast terrazzo, granite or marble units.
Apply mortar to tile back, position the tile and press or tap with trowel handle to affix tile to base.
Level concrete and allow to dry.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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Alternate Titles
Ceramic Tile Installers; Marble Finishers; Tile and Marble Installers; Tile Finishers; Tile Mechanics
 
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