Information About Drywall And Ceiling Tile Installers

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Training

Drywall and ceiling tile installers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Drywall and ceiling tile installers
Training for Drywall And Ceiling Tile Installers
Percent
Less than High School 45.3
High School 38.8
Some College 11.1
Associates Degree 2.5
Bachelors Degree 1.9
Masters Degree 0.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 151,000 people in the United States- 18.8% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 20,000 more drywall and ceiling tile installers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 37,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, drywall and ceiling tile installers make $20.01 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Drywall and ceiling tile installers $11.80 $14.50 $17.70 $23.50 $33.10
Construction and extraction occupations $11.00 $14.20 $19.10 $26.90 $35.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, drywall and ceiling tile installers make $41,620 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Drywall and ceiling tile installers $24,690 $30,170 $36,970 $49,040 $69,020
Construction and extraction occupations $23,050 $29,720 $39,820 $56,130 $73,530
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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