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Career and Education Opportunities for Insulation Installers in Maryland

Maryland has a population of 5,699,478, which has grown by 7.61% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Old Line State," its capital is Annapolis, though its largest city is Baltimore.

About 750 people are currently employed as insulation installers in Maryland. By 2016, this is expected to grow by 27% to 950 people employed. This is better than the nation as a whole, where employment opportunities for insulation installers are expected to grow by about 15.2%. Insulation installers generally line and cover structures with insulating materials.

Insulation installers earn about $16 hourly or $33,590 yearly on average in Maryland and about $15 per hour or $31,900 yearly on average nationally. Compared with people working in the overall category of Home and Office Installation, people working as insulation installers in Maryland earn less. They earn less than people working in the overall category of Home and Office Installation nationally.

In 2008, there were a total of 3,471,985 jobs in Maryland. The average annual income was $48,164 in 2008, up from $46,922 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in Maryland was 7.0% in 2009, which has grown by 2.6% since the previous year. Roughly 31.4% of Maryland residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Maryland include engineering services, radio broadcasting communications equipment manufacturing, and photofinishing. Notable tourist attractions include the Baltimore Civil War Museum, the Preservation Society, and the Museum Hall.

CITIES WITH Insulation Installer OPPORTUNITIES IN Maryland


JOB DESCRIPTION: Insulation Installer

Insulation Installer video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

In general, insulation installers line and cover structures with insulating materials. They also may work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.

Every day, insulation installers are expected to be able to twist and stretch their arms and legs to get work done. It is also important that they use lower back and abdominal strength.

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LOCATION INFORMATION: Maryland

Maryland
Maryland photo by Abhijit Tembhekar

Maryland has a population of 5,699,478, which has grown by 7.61% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Old Line State," its capital is Annapolis, though its largest city is Baltimore. In 2008, there were a total of 3,471,985 jobs in Maryland. The average annual income was $48,164 in 2008, up from $46,922 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in Maryland was 7.0% in 2009, which has grown by 2.6% since the previous year. Roughly 31.4% of Maryland residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Maryland include engineering services, radio broadcasting communications equipment manufacturing, and photofinishing. Notable tourist attractions include the Dorfman Museum Figures Inc, the Baltimore Civil War Museum, and the National Park Service.