Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
118k
Average Age
38.8
Average Salary
$36,466
Average Male Salary
$36,225
Average Female Salary
$45,080

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 $36,466 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers by wage are Bus drivers, transit and intercity, Industrial truck & tractor operators, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are South of I-30 & West of I-635 PUMA, TX, Denver City (Northeast) PUMA, CO, and Tamarac, Oakland Park & North Lauderdale Cities PUMA, FL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (79500US4804608), Lumberton City PUMA, NC, and South of I-30 & West of I-635 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals. Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are paid most in Lincoln City (South) PUMA, NE but are relatively concentrated in Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (79500US4804608).

Wages

Yearly Wage

$36,466
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,249

In 2020, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers earned an average of $36,466, $19,488 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Correspondence clerks & order clerks make somewhat more than Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers while Bus drivers, transit and intercity 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

0.343
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.343, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers

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, Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes, General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, and Employment services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, by average wage, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, Construction, and Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes.

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Industries by Share

118k
2020 Workforce
± 8,438
−2.35%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 10.3%

The number of people employed as Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers has been declining at a rate of −2.35%, from 121,065 people in 2019 to 118,225 people in 2020.

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  98.5%, followed by Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes with 0.484% and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 0.103%.

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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 34.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers is White (Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

115k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 8,323
3.21k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,392

97.3% of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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 (Hispanic)
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

36.3% of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers are White (Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 26.4% of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, White (Non-Hispanic) 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 Sex

39
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.854
34.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4.65

The median age of Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers is 38.8, and Male employees are generally 4.58 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 History.

Majors

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