Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Dubuque, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers in Dubuque, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of drywall and ceiling tile installers in Dubuque is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in Dubuque, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,260
25th Percentile Wage
$31,390
50th Percentile Wage
$37,180
75th Percentile Wage
$44,420
90th Percentile Wage
$51,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Dubuque, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,180
3.36% 3.36%
2012
$35,930
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Table 3. Compare Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary in Dubuque with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $37,180 in Dubuque is in the middle of salary range for drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in Dubuque is 25.6 percent (25.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Cedar Rapids and 18.2 percent (18.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cedar Rapids
$49,990
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$44,650
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$42,060
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$40,250
Iowa City
$38,710
Dubuque
$37,180
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$36,530
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$31,670
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$30,940
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$30,400



See also: Top paying jobs in Dubuque, Iowa.