Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,720
25th Percentile Wage
$41,210
50th Percentile Wage
$54,060
75th Percentile Wage
$75,970
90th Percentile Wage
$98,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,720.

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
$54,060
-2.96% -5.35%
2016
$55,660
-7.62% -
2015
$59,900
10.75% -
2014
$53,460
4.40% -
2013
$51,110
-11.43% -
2012
$56,950
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of New Jersey ranges from $36,250 to $78,420. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in New Jersey is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $78,420. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $57,100). The lowest paying area is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $36,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$78,420
Camden
$57,100
Wilmington
$54,810
Trenton-Ewing
$51,220
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$36,250




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