Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,500
25th Percentile Wage
$30,530
50th Percentile Wage
$37,720
75th Percentile Wage
$45,510
90th Percentile Wage
$50,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,500.

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
$37,720
-8.06% 3.10%
2016
$40,760
6.28% -
2015
$38,200
2.93% -
2014
$37,080
1.59% -
2013
$36,490
-0.16% -
2012
$36,550
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Virginia ranges from $28,470 to $40,010. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $40,010. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (mean annual salary $39,940). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Richmond
$40,010
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$39,940
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$36,710
Roanoke
$36,690
Lynchburg
$36,090
Harrisonburg
$35,020
Charlottesville
$34,450
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$30,250
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$28,470




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