Average Salary Per Year: $50,560
If you’ve ever been able to hang a picture or poster on your wall, thank a drywall professional! They are responsible for the installation of drywall, sheathing, plywood and other materials that cover the walls, ceilings and floors of buildings. They also find and fix imperfections in drywall panels by filling joints, corners and window openings. This sets the stage for others to complete the structure with wall coverings like paint that make it pleasing to look at.
*Average base salary from May of 2018 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Registered Apprenticeship Program and Industry Training Program
Students can start in high school where programs are available.