Drywall and ceiling tile installer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Drywall and ceiling tile installer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Hawaii $88,140
California $55,700
Washington $58,410
Illinois $53,286
Oregon $56,350
Minnesota $61,850
Connecticut $53,550
New Jersey $52,950
Alaska $49,250
Massachusetts $48,120
New York $41,010
North Dakota $48,000
District of Columbia $48,020
Indiana $44,300
New Hampshire $46,270
Colorado $46,500
Pennsylvania $44,185
Wisconsin $42,290
Kentucky $41,720
Maryland $45,390
Vermont $45,150
Kansas $42,770
Missouri $40,280
Oklahoma $41,200
Maine $45,080
Delaware $39,330
Michigan $39,940
Wyoming $41,970
Montana $38,020
Arizona $40,250
Ohio $41,650
Rhode Island $40,920
Tennessee $39,810
Utah $40,060
New Mexico $37,660
Nebraska $39,730
Idaho $35,800
Nevada $37,720
Texas $37,240
Georgia $36,130
Arkansas $36,180
North Carolina $36,380
South Carolina $35,560
West Virginia $30,960
Iowa $35,110
Virginia $36,820
Louisiana $34,820
Florida $35,030
Mississippi $32,600
Alabama $32,930
South Dakota $32,820
Puerto Rico $20,860

How do drywall and ceiling tile installer salaries compare to similar careers?

Drywall and ceiling tile installers earn about the same as related careers in Virginia. On average, they make less than plasterers but more than furniture finishers.

Career Median Salary
Plasterer salary $44K
Maintenance worker salary $39K
Construction painter salary $38K
Fork lift operator salary $37K
Cabinetmaker salary $34K
Drywall and ceiling tile installer salary $37K
Pipelayer salary $34K
Stone cutter salary $33K
Construction worker salary $31K
Furniture finisher salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)