Average Plasterer Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Plasterer is $22.45.
MEDIAN $22.45
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $37
$291 - $10,304
Total Pay
$30,291 - $85,503

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Job Description for Plasterer

Plasterer Tasks
  • 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.

Career Paths

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Plasterer or Stucco Mason
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Helper--Painter, Paperhanger, Plasterer,...
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Plasterer

Skills in Tools, Commercial, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Maintenance and Training are correlated to pay that is above average.

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.
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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