Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for drywall and ceiling tile installers in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers amongst Utah metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,970
25th Percentile Wage
$28,160
50th Percentile Wage
$37,220
75th Percentile Wage
$44,520
90th Percentile Wage
$49,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.60
25th Percentile Wage
$13.54
50th Percentile Wage
$17.89
75th Percentile Wage
$21.41
90th Percentile Wage
$23.83

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.83. The median hourly salary is $17.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.60.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,2201.85%5.88%
201536,5306.35%-
201434,210-2.51%-
201335,0700.11%-
201235,030--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Utah ranges from $31,440 to $41,240. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Utah is Provo-Orem with a median annual salary of $41,240. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Ogden-Clearfield (mean annual salary $39,470). The lowest paying area is West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Provo-Orem
$41,240
Ogden-Clearfield
$39,470
Salt Lake City
$36,540
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$35,390
Logan
$35,040
St George
$34,840
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$31,440


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