Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,360
25th Percentile Wage
$34,440
50th Percentile Wage
$39,490
75th Percentile Wage
$47,300
90th Percentile Wage
$52,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,360.

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
$39,490
4.38% 9.34%
2016
$37,760
11.76% -
2015
$33,320
2.91% -
2014
$32,350
6.68% -
2013
$30,190
-18.58% -
2012
$35,800
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of New Mexico ranges from $35,720 to $53,060. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in New Mexico is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $53,060. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Albuquerque (mean annual salary $40,700). The lowest paying area is Santa Fe with a median annual salary of $35,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Cruces
$53,060
Albuquerque
$40,700
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$37,350
Santa Fe
$35,720




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