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Highest Paying Industries for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

The top 35 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $54,180, elementary and secondary schools - local government owned is the highest paying industry for drywall and ceiling tile installers. It is followed by elementary and secondary schools industry (average annual salary $54,180). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of drywall and ceiling tile installers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 35 Highest Paying Industries for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$54,180
30
2 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,180
30
3 Educational Services - Local government owned
$54,180
30
4 Utility System Construction
$52,160
n/a
5 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$49,790
n/a
6 Educational Services
$49,240
50
7 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$47,870
70
8 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$44,720
90
9 Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$41,590
160
10 Nonresidential Building Construction
$40,980
5,200
11 Construction of Buildings
$40,150
10,760
12 Residential Building Construction
$39,390
5,570
13 Masonry Contractors
$38,920
390
14 Building Equipment Contractors
$38,890
210
15 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$38,480
40
16 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$38,480
40
17 Federal, State, and Local Government
$38,480
40
18 Construction
$38,200
83,340
19 Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$38,060
68,500
20 Building Finishing Contractors
$38,040
71,020
21 Specialty Trade Contractors
$37,980
72,490
22 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$37,430
50
23 Wholesale Trade
$37,430
50
24 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$37,210
1,400
25 Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$35,740
1,230
26 Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$34,510
n/a
27 Administrative and Support Services
$34,140
1,000
28 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$34,140
1,000
29 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$34,050
n/a
30 Employment Services
$34,040
980
31 Temporary Help Services
$33,200
720
32 Roofing Contractors
$33,120
120
33 Manufacturing
$29,350
440
34 Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$29,050
n/a
35 Wood Product Manufacturing
$29,050
n/a
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