Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers

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Total Workforce

119k

Average Age

38.9

Average Salary

$35,878

Average Male Salary

$36,111

Average Female Salary

$25,204

About

Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers was $35,878 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers by wage are Physical therapist assistants & aides, Medical secretaries and administrative assistants, and Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are West of Aldine & Inside Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, New Carrollton & Hyattsville (Southeast) Cities PUMA, MD, and East of Loop TX-12 & West of I-35E PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are West of Aldine & Inside Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (79500US4804608), and East of Loop TX-12 & West of I-35E PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, by average wage, is Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes. Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are paid most in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA but are relatively concentrated in West of Aldine & Inside Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$35,878

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,778

In 2018, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers earned an average of $35,878, $18,010 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Physical therapist assistants & aides make somewhat more than Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers while Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.31

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.31, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, by number of employees, are Construction and Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, by average wage, are Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes, Construction, Construction, and Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes.

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Industries by Share

119k

2018 Workforce

± 8,451

-6.68%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 10.6%

The number of people employed as Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers has been declining at a rate of -6.68%, from 127,060 people in 2017 to 118,567 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers at  98.4%, followed by Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes with 0.336% and false with 0%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers in the US. The average age of male Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers in the workforce is 39 and of female Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers is 31.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers is White.

Gender Composition

116k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 8,360

2.53k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,235

97.9% of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers

  1. White

  2. Other

  3. Black

69% of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 25.5% of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Other is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers.

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Age by Gender

39

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.847

31.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.72

The median age of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers is 38.9, and Male employees are generally 7.42 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers is Business but a relatively high number of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers hold a major in Education.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

  1. false

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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