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.

AU$20.51 - AU$43.85
AU$21
AU$30
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$30.34
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$65
Hourly Rate AU$20.51 - AU$43.85
Overtime AU$65.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$92K
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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AU$42,865 - AU$92,651
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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.

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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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$63,111

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer?

Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer in Perth:
"Really enjoyable."
Pros: Different jobs to do everyday, go to different areas.
Cons: Low pay, same old jobs everyday.

Key Stats for Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Drywall or Ceiling Tile Installer Salaries

▲33%

▲11%

National Average
AU$63,000

▼4%

▼16%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%