October 19, 2023
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How Much Money Does a Drywall Installer Make?

How much money does a drywall installer make? 

Drywall installers earn an average annual base salary of $54,773, according to the 2022 Construction Craft Salary Survey. That equates to $27.39/hour.  

These numbers do not include overtime, per diem or other incentives that can increase earnings and benefits.  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest 10% of drywall installers, ceiling tile installers and tapers earned more than $85,070 annually.  

Drywall installers are responsible for installing drywall, sheathing and other materials that cover walls, ceilings and floors. To learn more about drywall installation, check out our drywall installer career page.