Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Dry Wall Finisher is $18.58
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dry Wall Finishers?
An early career Dry Wall Finisher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.32 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Dry Wall Finisher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Dry Wall …Read more
What Do Dry Wall Finishers Do?
A drywall finisher applies drywall panels to buildings. Usually, drywall is used for the interior walls of houses. Drywall panels will be hung and screwed, usually starting from the ceilings. An adhesive will also be used to help the drywall stay in place. The drywall will most likely have to be cut, so that it fits properly. The drywall finisher may have to tape the drywall joints. Then he or she will need to mix a compound that should be applied to the drywall after it has been installed, so …Read more
- 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.