Insulation Worker Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of insulation workers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare insulation worker salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Insulation Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insulation workers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) insulation workers is $63,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid insulation workers is $34,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of insulation workers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
-0.04% 1.81%
0.06% -
1.79% -
- -

Compare Insulation Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of insulation workers in nine industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for insulation worker occupations is the plastics and rubber products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $54,020. The lowest paying industry is the ventilation, heating, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment manufacturing industry (annual salary $35,010). For detailed insulation worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Ship and Boat Building
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing

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


Highest paying industries for insulation workers.