Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for drywall and ceiling tile installers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers amongst Iowa cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,810
25th Percentile Wage
$27,120
50th Percentile Wage
$32,470
75th Percentile Wage
$38,110
90th Percentile Wage
$46,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,810.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,470
-5.79% -9.45%
2016
$34,350
-8.27% -
2015
$37,190
1.99% -
2014
$36,450
2.85% -
2013
$35,410
-0.37% -
2012
$35,540
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Iowa ranges from $30,400 to $49,990. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Iowa is Cedar Rapids with a median annual salary of $49,990. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Waterloo-Cedar Falls (mean annual salary $44,650). The lowest paying area is Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,400.

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




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for drywall and ceiling tile installers

💰 Highest paying industries for drywall and ceiling tile installers.