• Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 36,270
    $16,840 range bar $51,070
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Insulation workers, also called insulators, install and replace the materials used to insulate buildings.

What do they typically do

  • Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic
  • Read blueprints and select appropriate insulation based on space characteristics and the heat retaining or excluding characteristics of the material
  • Move controls, buttons, or levers to start blowers and regulate flow of materials through nozzles
  • Fit, wrap, staple, or glue insulating materials to structures or surfaces using hand tools or wires
  • Fill blower hoppers with insulating materials
  • Cover and line structures with blown or rolled forms of materials to insulate against cold, heat, or moisture using tools like saws, rasps, trowels, and blowers
  • Distribute insulating materials evenly into small spaces within floors, ceilings, or walls, using blowers and hose attachments or cement mortars
  • Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces using tape measures, handsaws, power saws, knives, or scissors

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.2%
Job Openings 110

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