Drywall Installer, Ceiling Tile Installer, and Tapers Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare drywall installer, ceiling tile installer, and tapers salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,790
25th Percentile Wage
$34,780
50th Percentile Wage
$39,540
75th Percentile Wage
$49,850
90th Percentile Wage
$60,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers is $60,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers is $31,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$39,540
-24.53% -22.96%
2014
$49,240
1.67% -
2013
$48,420
-0.41% -
2012
$48,620
- -

Compare Drywall Installer, Ceiling Tile Installer, and Tapers Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers in seven industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for drywall installer, ceiling tile installer, and tapers occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $54,180. The lowest paying industry is the educational services industry (annual salary $39,540). For detailed drywall installer, ceiling tile installer, and tapers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$54,180
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,180
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$54,180
Educational Services - State government owned
$41,820
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$41,820
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$41,660
Educational Services
$39,540

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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