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Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Apply wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$32.59 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  2.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
  • Apply mortar.
  • Cut metal components for installation.
  • Cut openings in existing structures.
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Job Title Examples:

Ceiling Installer
Drywall Finisher
Sheetrock Hanger

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