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
$24,420
25th Percentile Wage
$29,780
50th Percentile Wage
$36,990
75th Percentile Wage
$47,520
90th Percentile Wage
$61,770

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 $61,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers is $24,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,990
3.76% 12.22%
2016
$35,600
1.71% -
2015
$34,990
3.63% -
2014
$33,720
2.28% -
2013
$32,950
1.46% -
2012
$32,470
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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 17 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 utility system construction industry with an annual salary $49,690. The lowest paying industry is the roofing contractors industry (annual salary $29,520). For detailed floor, ceiling, and wall insulation worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utility System Construction
$49,690
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$48,120
Nonresidential Building Construction
$47,800
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$45,750
Construction of Buildings
$45,320
Building Equipment Contractors
$43,790
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$41,740
Residential Building Construction
$40,040
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$39,920
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$39,650
Specialty Trade Contractors
$36,760
Building Finishing Contractors
$35,920
Masonry Contractors
$35,890
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$35,780
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$33,720
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$30,470
Roofing Contractors
$29,520

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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