Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,690
25th Percentile Wage
$28,070
50th Percentile Wage
$34,180
75th Percentile Wage
$39,300
90th Percentile Wage
$47,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,690.

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
$34,180
9.19% 6.52%
2016
$31,040
0.23% -
2015
$30,970
-0.36% -
2014
$31,080
-3.76% -
2013
$32,250
0.93% -
2012
$31,950
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of South Carolina ranges from $29,440 to $38,080. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $38,080. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Florence (mean annual salary $35,490). The lowest paying area is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $29,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$38,080
Florence
$35,490
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,270
Columbia
$34,060
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$33,260
Spartanburg
$32,980
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,360
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$31,720
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$29,910
Augusta-Richmond County
$29,440




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