Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for drywall and ceiling tile installers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers among Colorado metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,400
25th Percentile Wage
$37,860
50th Percentile Wage
$43,860
75th Percentile Wage
$48,830
90th Percentile Wage
$55,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.10
25th Percentile Wage
$18.20
50th Percentile Wage
$21.09
75th Percentile Wage
$23.48
90th Percentile Wage
$26.73

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.73. The median hourly salary is $21.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.10.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,8607.20%14.77%
201540,7001.74%-
201439,9909.23%-
201336,300-2.98%-
201237,380--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Colorado ranges from $28,380 to $46,640. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Colorado is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $46,640. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $45,370). The lowest paying area is Boulder with a median annual salary of $28,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Collins-Loveland
$46,640
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$45,370
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$44,880
Greeley
$39,560
Colorado Springs
$39,250
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$35,880
Grand Junction
$35,020
Pueblo
$29,070
Boulder
$28,380


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