The average hourly pay for a Plasterer is $22.45.
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Job Description for Plasterer
A plasterer is a construction specialist who works with plaster (a thick, paste-like construction fabrication material). Plasterers are used to aid in performing repairs, remodels, and renovations of older buildings, as well as in new construction. Many non-modular ceilings in residential homes and apartments still use a form of plaster as a key component and reinforcer. Plasterers may be specialists within a construction or contracting company, or they may work as independent contractors. They …Read more
- Tape walls, prepare materials and mix plaster.
- Maintain records of work and supplies.
- Set up the work environment according to safety standards and protocols.
- Apply plaster.
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Pay by Experience Level for Plasterer
An entry-level Plasterer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.90 based on 7 salaries. An early career Plasterer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.47 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Plasterer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Plasterer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.99 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Plasterer in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 51.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (28.6% more) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (22.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (18.9% less) and Portland, Oregon (6.5% less).
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