Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Washington

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,260
25th Percentile Wage
$42,820
50th Percentile Wage
$54,090
75th Percentile Wage
$66,150
90th Percentile Wage
$91,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,260.

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
$54,090
-3.05% 9.80%
2016
$55,740
11.88% -
2015
$49,120
3.54% -
2014
$47,380
6.27% -
2013
$44,410
-9.86% -
2012
$48,790
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Washington ranges from $34,860 to $67,230. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Washington is Bremerton-Silverdale with a median annual salary of $67,230. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Bellingham (mean annual salary $57,760). The lowest paying area is Yakima with a median annual salary of $34,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bremerton-Silverdale
$67,230
Bellingham
$57,760
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$57,600
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$56,050
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$55,580
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$53,480
Tacoma
$52,830
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$52,680
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$51,650
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$49,540
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$47,890
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$47,750
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$41,400
Olympia
$39,500
Spokane
$38,640
Yakima
$34,860




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