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Highest Paying Cities for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

The top 100 highest paying cities for drywall and ceiling tile installers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of drywall and ceiling tile installers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $96,120, Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California is the highest paying city for drywall and ceiling tile installers. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $88,930). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of drywall and ceiling tile installers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$96,120
1,610
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$88,930
2,920
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$86,220
1,060
4 Peabody, Massachusetts
$81,180
170
5 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$78,420
130
6 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$76,760
110
7 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$71,850
650
8 New Haven, Connecticut
$69,110
180
9 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$68,550
140
10 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$65,990
50
11 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$65,370
2,790
12 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$63,380
200
13 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$63,150
60
14 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$62,980
1,440
15 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$61,950
360
16 Modesto, California
$61,520
370
17 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$61,450
1,290
18 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$60,710
3,110
19 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$60,310
1,540
20 Camden, New Jersey
$59,950
390
21 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$59,090
2,380
22 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$58,640
1,530
23 Glens Falls, New York
$58,440
50
24 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$58,040
2,880
25 Napa, California
$57,730
40
26 Madison, Wisconsin
$57,720
160
27 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$57,600
30
28 Bellingham, Washington
$57,590
110
29 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$57,340
150
30 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$57,050
220
31 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$56,910
50
32 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$56,870
50
33 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$56,750
60
34 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$56,750
70
35 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$55,780
40
36 Gary, Indiana
$55,630
60
37 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$55,630
70
38 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$55,570
80
39 Springfield, Missouri
$55,480
n/a
40 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$55,100
90
41 Stockton, California
$54,720
200
42 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$54,310
n/a
43 Fort Wayne, Indiana
$54,240
80
44 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$53,910
n/a
45 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$53,780
30
46 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$53,440
980
47 Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$52,760
n/a
48 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$52,170
n/a
49 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$51,910
810
50 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$51,650
70
51 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$51,450
1,130
52 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$50,450
130
53 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$50,420
40
54 Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, Maryland
$50,420
30
55 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$50,210
7,120
56 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$50,100
1,940
57 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$49,990
110
58 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$49,890
100
59 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$49,700
250
60 Tacoma, Washington
$49,550
500
61 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$49,540
560
62 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$49,540
50
63 Wilmington, New Jersey
$49,270
170
64 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$49,240
1,540
65 Visalia-Porterville, California
$48,950
70
66 Rochester, New York
$48,540
210
67 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$48,300
170
68 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$48,130
80
69 Peoria, Illinois
$47,820
60
70 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$47,750
n/a
71 Honolulu, Hawaii
$47,420
920
72 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$47,030
150
73 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$46,990
40
74 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$46,830
110
75 Spokane, Washington
$46,790
190
76 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$46,640
320
77 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$46,520
3,610
78 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$46,360
3,000
79 Fresno, California
$46,210
460
80 Nashua, New Hampshire
$46,130
390
81 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$46,090
90
82 Salinas, California
$45,990
100
83 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$45,960
3,710
84 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$45,850
300
85 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$45,840
90
86 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$45,820
720
87 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$45,370
190
88 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$45,020
50
89 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$45,000
270
90 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$44,880
1,610
91 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$44,880
70
92 Reading, Pennsylvania
$44,570
40
93 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$44,480
150
94 Manchester, New Hampshire
$43,810
140
95 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$43,630
70
96 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$43,380
120
97 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$43,190
70
98 Toledo, Ohio
$43,090
50
99 Lincoln, Nebraska
$42,990
170
100 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$42,940
380
See also: Highest paying industries for drywall and ceiling tile installers.