Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare floor, ceiling, and wall insulation worker salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,380
25th Percentile Wage
$28,590
50th Percentile Wage
$35,600
75th Percentile Wage
$45,660
90th Percentile Wage
$61,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers is $61,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers is $23,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,6001.71%8.79%
201534,9903.63%-
201433,7202.28%-
201332,9501.46%-
201232,470--

Compare Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers in 14 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for floor, ceiling, and wall insulation worker occupations is the other building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $40,560. The lowest paying industry is the heavy and civil engineering construction industry (annual salary $30,200). For detailed floor, ceiling, and wall insulation worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$40,560
Building Equipment Contractors
$39,970
Nonresidential Building Construction
$39,280
Construction of Buildings
$39,140
Residential Building Construction
$38,860
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$38,770
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$36,770
Specialty Trade Contractors
$35,450
Building Finishing Contractors
$34,760
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$34,570
Roofing Contractors
$34,410
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$34,340
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$30,470
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$30,200

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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