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Estimated employment510
Mean wage$26.88
Entry wage$15.87
10th percentile wage$13.63
50th percentile wage$27.54
90th percentile wage$39.28
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Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers (47-2081)
Apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material. Excludes Carpet Installers" (47-2041), "Carpenters" (47-2031), and "Tile and Marble Setters" (47-2044).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.54 $28.88  -$1.34
2019$26.26+4.9%$27.54 +4.9%-$1.27
2018$25.63+2.5%$26.88 +2.5%-$1.24
2017$24.95+2.8%$26.16 +2.8%-$1.21
2016$24.20+3.1%$25.38 +3.1%-$1.17
2015$23.81+1.7%$24.96 +1.7%-$1.15
2014$23.29+2.2%$24.43 +2.2%-$1.13
2013$22.94+1.5%$24.06 +1.5%-$1.11
2012$22.74+.9%$23.85 +.9%-$1.10
2011$22.41+1.5%$23.50 +1.5%-$1.09
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.54 $23.93  $3.61
2019$26.26+4.9%$22.96 +4.2%$3.30
2018$25.63+2.5%$22.26 +3.1%$3.37
2017$24.95+2.8%$21.66 +2.8%$3.28
2016$24.20+3.1%$21.17 +2.3%$3.03
2015$23.81+1.7%$20.73 +2.1%$3.08
2014$23.29+2.2%$20.28 +2.2%$3.01
2013$22.94+1.5%$19.87 +2.1%$3.07
2012$22.74+.9%$19.53 +1.7%$3.21
2011$22.41+1.5%$19.23 +1.6%$3.18

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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