Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Drywall Finishers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $29K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $36K. Drywall Finishers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $42K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.