Drywall Installer, Ceiling Tile Installer, and Tapers Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,270
25th Percentile Wage
$37,960
50th Percentile Wage
$47,530
75th Percentile Wage
$65,500
90th Percentile Wage
$78,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $78,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers is $32,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,5307.97%33.52%
201543,7409.97%-
201439,38018.87%-
201331,9501.10%-
201231,600--

Compare Drywall Installer, Ceiling Tile Installer, and Tapers Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers in four industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal, state, and local government (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $47,530. The lowest paying industry is the public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit industry (annual salary $43,600). 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
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$47,530
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$47,530
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$44,470
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$43,600

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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