Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,310
25th Percentile Wage
$38,460
50th Percentile Wage
$47,390
75th Percentile Wage
$57,940
90th Percentile Wage
$67,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,310.

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
$47,390
3.52% 20.83%
2016
$45,720
4.00% -
2015
$43,890
7.50% -
2014
$40,600
10.52% -
2013
$36,330
-3.28% -
2012
$37,520
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $29,630 to $62,470. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $62,470. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Pittsburgh (mean annual salary $58,630). The lowest paying area is East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$62,470
Pittsburgh
$58,630
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$53,090
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$52,500
Lancaster
$44,730
Reading
$44,570
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$44,480
Johnstown
$44,150
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$42,840
York-Hanover
$42,780
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$42,650
Philadelphia
$39,180
Williamsport
$38,860
Erie
$36,780
Altoona
$35,100
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,820
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,340
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$31,780
Lebanon
$30,830
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$29,630




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