Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for drywall and ceiling tile installers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers amongst Louisiana metropolitan areas 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,540
25th Percentile Wage
$29,240
50th Percentile Wage
$35,150
75th Percentile Wage
$40,320
90th Percentile Wage
$47,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,540.

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
$35,150
-8.02% 3.87%
2016
$37,970
-0.21% -
2015
$38,050
1.39% -
2014
$37,520
9.09% -
2013
$34,110
0.94% -
2012
$33,790
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Louisiana ranges from $32,140 to $41,220. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $41,220. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $41,090). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$41,220
Baton Rouge
$41,090
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$37,670
Shreveport-Bossier City
$34,700
Lafayette
$34,250
Lake Charles
$34,150
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$32,140




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