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Drywall Installer

CAREER OVERVIEW

Applies plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Applies or mounts acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Following construction blueprints and plans
  • Following written construction work orders
  • Making large fixed structures and objects
  • Using construction hand and power tools
  • Working as a member of a construction team

AVERAGE SALARY

  • $52,750 (annually)
  • $25.36 (hourly)

SALARY RANGES

  • $36,830 – $68,550 (annually)
  • $21.34 – $32.96 (hourly)

*SOURCE: Occupational Employment Statistics Program, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Colorado, from May 2020. https://www.bls.gov/oes/

 * Low range wage rates based on the 25th percentile wage level. High range wage rates based on the 90th percentile wage level.

VIDEO SOURCE: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration on careeronestop.org