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

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

Average Annual Salary of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,690
25th Percentile Wage
$36,100
50th Percentile Wage
$44,410
75th Percentile Wage
$55,780
90th Percentile Wage
$73,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers 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 and ceiling tile installers is $73,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid drywall and ceiling tile installers is $30,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,4109.30%31.97%
201540,2804.47%-
201438,48020.53%-
201330,5801.21%-
201230,210--

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

The average salaries of drywall and ceiling tile installers 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 and ceiling tile installer occupations is the federal, state, and local government (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $44,410. The lowest paying industry is the public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit industry (annual salary $40,780). For detailed drywall and ceiling tile installer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$44,410
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$44,410
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$41,080
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$40,780

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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