Career Outlook for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Also known as:  Acoustical Ceiling Installer, Drywall Applicator, Drywall Finisher, Drywall Hanger, Drywall Installer, Drywall Sander, Drywall Stripper, Drywall Worker, Sheet Rock Applier, Sheet Rock Hanger
The overall job outlook for Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 27.38 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.56 percent per year. Demand for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers is expected to go up, with an expected 89,380 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 13.57 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in the following states
California 18,470
Texas 9,040
Florida 4,520
New York 4,180
Virginia 3,100
Arizona 2,850
Washington 2,810
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
Montana 80
Rhode Island 120
Alaska 130
Vermont 150
North Dakota 190
Delaware 230
Wyoming 260