The average hourly pay for a Drywall Applicator is $20.00.
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Job Description for Drywall Applicator
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 s…Read more
Drywall Applicator 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.
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Precision Measurement and Machine Operation.
Pay by Experience Level for Drywall Applicator
An early career Drywall Applicator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.85 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Drywall Applicator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.35 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Drywall Applicator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.41 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
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