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Drywall Installers and Finishers


Drywall installers and drywall finishers plan and carry out the installation of drywall panels on interior wall and ceiling surfaces of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Drywall installers are also called drywall framers or hangers, and drywall finishers are also known as drywall tapers. There are approximately 88,490 drywall and ceiling tile installers working in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma




About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits



Hands On

Career Ladder
Supervisor, or Cost Estimator, or Self-Employed

Drywall Installer or Finisher

Helper or Apprentice