Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer Salary (Australia)
The average wage for a Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer is AU$30.34 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
|Hourly Rate||AU$20.51 - AU$43.85|
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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).)
|AU$42,865 - AU$92,651|
Job Description for Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer
The position of a drywall or ceiling tile installer can be physically demanding, as the materials used are often heavy and require special care. These installers typically work with their hands to lay materials indoors or on unfinished buildings, and tile installers may also have small projects like remodeling bathrooms or kitchens.Read More...
Drywall installers generally work as part of a construction crew in which members have different assignments and responsibilities, and they usually answer to a supervisor or foreman and may work in a large or small crew depending on the employer and project at hand.
Educational requirements for this position can vary by employer. A high school diploma may be a minimum requirement, and some safety training may be necessary prior to beginning work. Drywall and ceiling tile installers usually work during regular weekly business hours, and inclement weather may affect shifts for those working on construction sites for unfinished buildings. Personal protective gear is usually required when working on open job sites, such as hardhats and gloves. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer 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.
Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer Job Listings
Pay by Experience Level for Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer
Pay by Experience for a Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$70,000 based on 18 salaries. A Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$84,000 based on 7 salaries.