Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for drywall and ceiling tile installers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers amongst Georgia cities 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,610
25th Percentile Wage
$24,650
50th Percentile Wage
$37,120
75th Percentile Wage
$47,730
90th Percentile Wage
$56,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,610.

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
$37,120
-9.81% 15.17%
2016
$40,760
6.62% -
2015
$38,060
5.65% -
2014
$35,910
7.30% -
2013
$33,290
5.41% -
2012
$31,490
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Georgia ranges from $21,630 to $44,010. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Georgia is Savannah with a median annual salary of $44,010. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (mean annual salary $37,800). The lowest paying area is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $21,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$44,010
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$37,800
Albany
$34,470
Columbus
$34,100
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$33,600
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$30,930
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$26,740
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$21,630




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