Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 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 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,700
25th Percentile Wage
$30,710
50th Percentile Wage
$36,530
75th Percentile Wage
$43,140
90th Percentile Wage
$48,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,700.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$36,530
4.98% 21.76%
2015
$34,710
3.54% -
2014
$33,480
14.64% -
2012
$28,580
- -

Table 3. Compare Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $36,530 in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 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 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area is 26.9 percent (26.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Cedar Rapids and 16.8 percent (16.8%) 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 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa.