The average annual and hourly salaries for drywall and ceiling tile installers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers among Florida 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$22,980|
|25th Percentile Wage||$29,650|
|50th Percentile Wage||$35,290|
|75th Percentile Wage||$40,170|
|90th Percentile Wage||$49,330|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,980.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Florida ranges from $22,370 to $39,490. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Florida is Port St Lucie with a median annual salary of $39,490. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Sebastian-Vero Beach (mean annual salary $39,370). The lowest paying area is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville with a median annual salary of $22,370.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Punta Gorda|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |