Salary 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

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Similar to a taper, a drywall and ceiling tile installer hangs ceiling tiles and wallboards inside buildings. The work can be extremely strenuous as workers must use sharp tools to complete work properly. They must also stand for long periods of time high from the ground, so injuries are common. To become a drywall or ceiling tile installer, there is no formal education needed. Most drywall and ceiling tile installers learn on the job, though some do receive training through formal apprenticeship programs. A high school diploma or GED is not required for this job.

A Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer earns average salaries that can range from 32000 - 48000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers can earn a compensation of Forty One Thousand Six Hundred dollars yearly.

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers can obtain the highest salaries in Hawaii, where they get an average pay rate of about $61030. These people can get the best pay in Construction, which has salary pay of $48440.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 12.87 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $48,440
Construction $41,660
Public Administration $37,610
Manufacturing $33,220
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $32,360
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $32,360
Manufacturing $33,220
Public Administration $37,610
Construction $41,660
Educational Services $48,440
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