Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

Career Outlook

Concrete paver sales are up 63% in the past seven years, and contractor employee salaries have increased more than 10% in the past two years. Meanwhile, four of every five contractors report that their major business challenge is recruiting and hiring enough qualified employees. What this means for you is OPPORTUNITY! You can build a career that lasts in an enjoyable, fulfilling craft.



Careers Represented

Contractor/Business Owner, Installer, Office Manager, Sales, Marketing,  Engineer, Architect, Project Manager, Estimator, Draftsman/CAD Operator, Designer, Foreman

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Educational Opportunities

From beginning installer to advanced-level contractor and design professional, ICPI has a course for you where you can grow your knowledge of the hardscape industry.


Brief Overview

The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI), is the trade association representing the segmental concrete pavement industry in the United States and Canada. Members include paver and slab producers, design professionals, dealers/distributors, suppliers of products and services related to the industry, and paver installation contractors.

ICPI offers a variety of services to its members through its vast library of technical publicationsonline design idea galleriespublicationspaver installer certification programs and the industry’s only dedicated magazine, Interlock Design Magazine.

The mission of the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute is to deliver education and technical guidance leading to awareness, acceptance and use of segmental concrete pavement systems in the United States and Canada.

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Typical Education

Find an ICPI Boot Camp in your area to get started. To become a certified installer, participate in a two-day ICPI Concrete Paver Installer Course in your area. See a list of schools offering education programs that qualify for certification (beginning Spring 2019).


ICPI events include


Industry Meetings

and the Hardscape North America trade show.

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