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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,370
25th Percentile Wage
$25,080
50th Percentile Wage
$32,380
75th Percentile Wage
$37,520
90th Percentile Wage
$43,260

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 $43,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,370.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.78
25th Percentile Wage
$12.06
50th Percentile Wage
$15.57
75th Percentile Wage
$18.04
90th Percentile Wage
$20.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.80. The median hourly salary is $15.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.78.

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
201632,3808.00%-3.15%
201529,7903.76%-
201428,670-11.93%-
201332,090-4.08%-
201233,400--

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 $36,700. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Florida is Port St Lucie with a median annual salary of $36,700. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach (mean annual salary $36,250). 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
$36,700
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$36,250
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$35,940
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$35,120
Jacksonville
$34,340
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$33,920
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$33,550
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$31,440
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$31,280
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$31,270
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$27,930
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$26,710
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$26,700
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$26,630
Ocala
$26,550
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$25,250
Tallahassee
$24,750
Gainesville
$22,420
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$22,370



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