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Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,380
25th Percentile Wage
$28,570
50th Percentile Wage
$35,660
75th Percentile Wage
$45,880
90th Percentile Wage
$61,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers is $61,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,380. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 163% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,6601.74%9.25%
201535,0403.77%-
201433,7202.46%-
201332,8901.61%-
201232,360--

Table 2. Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $48,200. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $28,070).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$48,200
Manufacturing
$44,820
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$43,800
Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,350
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,760
Construction
$35,600
Federal, State, and Local Government
$33,900
Wholesale Trade
$31,610
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,560
Retail Trade
$28,070

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,570 to $58,150. The highest paying state for floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers is Alaska with a median annual salary of $58,150. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,570. For more salary information of floor, ceiling, and wall insulation workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$58,150
Illinois
$50,030
California
$45,330
Washington
$44,350
North Dakota
$44,340
Maine
$40,750
Delaware
$39,380
Pennsylvania
$38,490
Iowa
$37,920
Wisconsin
$37,850
Connecticut
$37,510
Massachusetts
$36,540
Nevada
$36,480
Oklahoma
$36,400
Wyoming
$36,100
Louisiana
$36,080
New York
$36,030
Minnesota
$36,000
Kentucky
$35,940
Texas
$35,800
Virginia
$35,800
Utah
$35,630
New Jersey
$35,620
Vermont
$35,240
Nebraska
$34,820
Indiana
$34,810
Ohio
$34,730
Maryland
$34,530
New Hampshire
$34,400
South Dakota
$34,300
Oregon
$33,720
Missouri
$33,490
Arkansas
$33,470
Michigan
$33,380
Colorado
$33,190
Tennessee
$33,030
Georgia
$32,740
North Carolina
$32,690
Florida
$32,680
South Carolina
$32,080
Kansas
$31,990
Alabama
$30,460
West Virginia
$30,320
New Mexico
$29,680
Arizona
$28,840
Montana
$26,960
Mississippi
$26,690
Idaho
$26,540
Puerto Rico
$18,570


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