Learn about the types of people who become drywall and ceiling tile installers. This page goes into detail about the ethnic and gender ratio of the workplace.

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Ethnic Minority Mix, 2019

The largest ethnic group of drywall and ceiling tile installers are White, making up 70% of the population. The next highest segments are Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish and Other, making up 16% and 7% respectively.

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Employment Type Mix, 2019

51% of drywall and ceiling tile installers work in full-time roles while 49% work part-time.

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Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2019

This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a drywall and ceiling tile installer. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.

More men than women are interested in becoming drywall and ceiling tile installers at a ratio of 2.66 to 1.

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Actual Gender Mix, 2019

5% of drywall and ceiling tile installers are female and 95% are male.

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Gender Bias, 2019

This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a drywall and ceiling tile installer and the actual gender mix of people in the career.

If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a drywall and ceiling tile installer and those who end up becoming one.

In this case there are significantly more women interested in becoming a drywall and ceiling tile installer than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.