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Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers (47-2081)

Apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material. Excludes Carpet Installers (47-2041), Carpenters (47-2031), and Tile and Marble Setters (47-2044).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 94 101 7.45 3 7 11
United States 122000 124800 0.0 3600 8700 12600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 24.97 14.37 17.86 22.82 29.80 40.90
Alaska 24.90 17.15 20.37 23.85 28.50 31.79

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.