Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Florida

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 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,290
8.25% 5.36%
2016
$32,380
8.00% -
2015
$29,790
3.76% -
2014
$28,670
-11.93% -
2013
$32,090
-4.08% -
2012
$33,400
- -

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

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
$39,490
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$39,370
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$38,920
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$37,560
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$37,460
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$37,210
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$37,090
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$36,820
Gainesville
$36,690
Naples-Marco Island
$36,680
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$35,920
Jacksonville
$35,910
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$35,690
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$34,880
Tallahassee
$34,170
Punta Gorda
$33,340
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$31,760
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$30,190
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$29,410
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$28,250
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$27,670
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$27,200
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$26,630
Ocala
$25,460
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$22,370




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