Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for drywall and ceiling tile installers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers among Wisconsin 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,120
25th Percentile Wage
$33,060
50th Percentile Wage
$46,450
75th Percentile Wage
$67,040
90th Percentile Wage
$77,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,120.

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
$46,450
-3.49% 8.07%
2016
$48,070
10.88% -
2015
$42,840
9.01% -
2014
$38,980
-8.75% -
2013
$42,390
-0.73% -
2012
$42,700
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $37,630 to $71,730. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $71,730. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Green Bay (mean annual salary $67,650). The lowest paying area is Racine with a median annual salary of $37,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$71,730
Green Bay
$67,650
La Crosse
$65,990
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$60,090
Oshkosh-Neenah
$58,360
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$52,760
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$47,620
Eau Claire
$46,930
Madison
$46,200
Appleton
$42,770
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,670
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$39,390
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$39,370
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,600
Wausau
$38,230
Racine
$37,630




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