C$70,909
Avg. Salary
C$25.60
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Drywall Finisher is C$25.60 per hour.

The average pay for a Drywall Finisher is C$70,909 per year.

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C$16.47
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C$25.60
50%
C$39.87
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MEDIAN C$25.60
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C$24k
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C$71k
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C$102k
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MEDIAN C$70,909
C$24,417 - C$101,736
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C$71K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$70,909
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MEDIAN: C$25.60
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C$0C$101K
Salary C$24,417 - C$101,736
Bonus C$97.44 - C$13,906
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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C$34,343 - C$89,812
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$16.47 - C$39.87
Hourly Tips C$0.29
Overtime C$22.98 - C$60.00
Annual Data C$0C$89K
Bonus C$97.44 - C$13,906
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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C$34,343 - C$89,812
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 167

Job Description for Drywall Finisher

Drywall finishers work primarily for construction companies, and some even run their own businesses, to apply finish to interior or exterior walls, ceilings, building partitions, and so on. Candidates must have knowledge of taping, wall texture, and sheetrock finishing and be able to use basic hand tools, and those with prior commercial construction experience are often preferred by employers. Relevant artistic talents may also be beneficial to produce decorative surfaces.

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Drywall Finisher 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 Finisher Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Drywall Finisher

Pay by Experience for a Drywall Finisher has a positive trend. An entry-level Drywall Finisher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Drywall Finisher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Drywall Finisher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 36 salaries. A Drywall Finisher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

52%

34%

34%

-23%

National Average: C$54,067

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

Drywall Finisher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Drywall Finisher?

Drywall Finisher in Brockville:
"Not bad."
Pros: I'm not at the same place every day.
Cons: I don't know.

Drywall Finisher in Kelowna:
"The Good And Bad Of Drywall."
Pros: The challenges it has to offer. It takes a certain kind of talent to do this job well.
Cons: How laborious it can be at times.

Drywall Finisher in Toronto:
"Work Ethic, Learning Curve."
Pros: Good learning curve. Nice to be around the job site environment.
Cons: Not satisfying. Too stressful. Not enough pay compared to other work.

Key Stats for Drywall Finisher

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Drywall Finisher Salaries

▲29%

▲17%

▲16%

National Average
C$54,000

▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 72%