A Drywaller earns an average wage of $16.93 per hour.

$23,489 - $122,554
$23K
$45K
$120K
MEDIAN: $45,000
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50%
90%

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$11.75 - $29.78
$12
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,489 - $122,554  
   
Bonus
$409.63  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,495 - $71,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $29.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$45.00  
Overtime
$17.22 - $45.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$409.63  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,495 - $71,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165

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Job Description for Drywaller

Drywallers typically work on construction sites to install drywall on walls and prepare them for painting. The materials can sometimes be heavy, so drywallers must have some physical fitness, and necessary tools may include tape-measures, plaster, spacklers, buckets, drywall, sanders, and paint. Personal protective gear may also be necessary when working on construction sites.

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Drywaller Tasks

  • Hang drywall on walls and ceilings, cutting to fit.
  • Travel to sites and bring materials.
  • Paint finished drywall.
  • Patch, tape, sand, mud, and plaster drywall to remove seams and fill gaps.

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Pay by Experience Level for Drywaller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Drywaller

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Drywaller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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