Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Drywall Applicator is $19.39
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Drywall Applicators?
An early career Drywall Applicator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.40 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Drywall Applicator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.99 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Drywall …Read more
What Do Drywall Applicators Do?
Drywall applicators play an important role on teams of construction/general contractors. Whether they are building new houses or remodeling existing ones, placing drywall on frames is the last and most important step of wall-construction.
Drywall is the last barrier on the inside between the outside, frame, and insulation, and these applicators are responsible for sizing, cutting, and applying drywall; this requires both technical and practical skills, as they must ensure that the pieces they …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.