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May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 238310 - Drywall and Insulation Contractors


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every state and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 238310 - Drywall and Insulation Contractors.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, is available in the downloadable XLS files.

NAICS 238310 - Drywall and Insulation Contractors is part of: NAICS 238300 - Building Finishing Contractors.

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NAICS 238310 - Drywall and Insulation Contractors

Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Level Employment Employment RSE Percent of total employment Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations total 247,260 0.0% 100.00% $23.41 $28.12 $58,490 0.7%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 10,230 3.0% 4.14% $45.33 $50.76 $105,580 1.5%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 5,080 3.9% 2.06% $45.51 $52.66 $109,530 2.1%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 150 17.1% 0.06% $64.05 $86.20 $179,300 17.4%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 4,940 4.0% 2.00% $45.36 $51.66 $107,450 2.0%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 100 15.6% 0.04% $49.55 $55.60 $115,650 3.7%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 100 15.6% 0.04% $49.55 $55.60 $115,650 3.7%
11-2022 Sales Managers detail 90 18.0% 0.04% $54.12 $56.50 $117,520 4.2%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 490 8.9% 0.20% $47.79 $54.63 $113,640 6.9%
11-3010 Administrative Services and Facilities Managers broad 150 18.3% 0.06% $42.97 $47.30 $98,380 16.8%
11-3012 Administrative Services Managers detail 140 19.7% 0.06% $44.31 $48.55 $100,990 18.4%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 280 12.6% 0.11% $48.82 $59.97 $124,740 6.0%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 4,550 4.8% 1.84% $42.55 $48.11 $100,070 2.0%
11-9021 Construction Managers detail 4,290 4.9% 1.73% $42.97 $48.09 $100,030 2.1%
11-9199 Managers, All Other detail 250 18.7% 0.10% $38.57 $45.35 $94,320 7.0%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 9,250 3.6% 3.74% $36.59 $37.71 $78,440 1.3%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 8,410 3.8% 3.40% $36.76 $37.88 $78,790 1.4%
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents broad 220 13.7% 0.09% $35.01 $38.31 $79,690 9.8%
13-1041 Compliance Officers detail 40 45.7% 0.02% $27.71 $31.57 $65,660 19.1%
13-1051 Cost Estimators detail 5,140 4.5% 2.08% $35.17 $36.30 $75,500 1.5%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 230 12.1% 0.09% $29.74 $30.46 $63,370 2.7%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 230 12.1% 0.09% $29.74 $30.33 $63,090 2.7%
13-1080 Logisticians and Project Management Specialists broad 2,290 8.5% 0.93% $39.42 $43.63 $90,750 2.1%
13-1082 Project Management Specialists detail 2,260 8.7% 0.91% $39.45 $43.71 $90,910 2.1%
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists detail 50 10.5% 0.02% $29.84 $32.21 $67,000 1.9%
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists detail 140 21.2% 0.05% $22.62 $28.11 $58,470 6.3%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 270 13.5% 0.11% $29.28 $32.40 $67,390 9.9%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 840 6.4% 0.34% $32.98 $36.02 $74,930 2.4%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 810 6.5% 0.33% $33.72 $36.22 $75,350 2.6%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 170 20.4% 0.07% $35.82 $37.59 $78,190 6.0%
15-1200 Computer Occupations minor 170 20.4% 0.07% $35.82 $37.59 $78,190 6.0%
15-1230 Computer Support Specialists broad 80 29.5% 0.03% $28.90 $30.67 $63,790 8.0%
15-1232 Computer User Support Specialists detail 80 29.5% 0.03% $28.90 $30.67 $63,790 8.0%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 510 11.6% 0.21% $37.40 $37.36 $77,700 2.1%
17-1000 Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers minor (8) (8) (8) $38.16 $41.02 $85,320 6.0%
17-1010 Architects, Except Naval broad (8) (8) (8) $38.16 $41.02 $85,320 6.0%
17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval detail (8) (8) (8) $38.16 $41.02 $85,320 6.0%
17-2000 Engineers minor 400 7.5% 0.16% $36.99 $37.05 $77,060 2.3%
17-2051 Civil Engineers detail 300 8.2% 0.12% $37.53 $39.19 $81,520 1.7%
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety broad 30 47.0% 0.01% $43.39 $40.35 $83,930 6.6%
17-2199 Engineers, All Other detail 50 24.7% 0.02% $17.94 $22.21 $46,190 8.2%
17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians minor 60 26.5% 0.02% $32.39 $35.82 $74,500 4.2%
17-3010 Drafters broad 60 26.5% 0.02% $32.39 $35.82 $74,500 4.2%
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters detail 40 14.3% 0.02% $35.94 $37.01 $76,980 4.2%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 290 11.4% 0.12% $29.53 $30.64 $63,740 3.3%
19-5010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians broad 290 11.4% 0.12% $29.61 $30.73 $63,930 3.3%
19-5011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists detail 270 11.8% 0.11% $29.68 $30.87 $64,210 3.5%
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations major 40 25.6% 0.01% $23.69 $26.73 $55,600 11.4%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 260 25.1% 0.11% $14.76 $17.73 $36,870 7.9%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor 230 25.4% 0.09% $14.53 $17.06 $35,480 8.9%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad 220 27.1% 0.09% $14.00 $16.13 $33,550 8.8%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 200 29.8% 0.08% $13.30 $16.29 $33,890 9.4%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 3,150 6.4% 1.27% $29.58 $35.18 $73,180 3.7%
41-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers broad 60 31.3% 0.02% $41.51 $45.40 $94,440 5.3%
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers detail 50 32.4% 0.02% $41.51 $45.88 $95,420 5.6%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 2,450 6.9% 0.99% $29.40 $34.32 $71,380 4.4%
41-3091 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel detail 2,440 6.9% 0.99% $29.40 $34.35 $71,440 4.4%
41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing broad 570 15.5% 0.23% $32.46 $39.50 $82,170 7.8%
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products detail (8) (8) (8) $76.55 $61.96 $128,870 8.9%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products detail 490 16.2% 0.20% $30.58 $35.82 $74,500 7.3%
41-9000 Other Sales and Related Workers minor 30 35.5% 0.01% $17.95 $20.07 $41,740 3.5%
41-9090 Miscellaneous Sales and Related Workers broad 30 35.3% 0.01% $17.92 $19.70 $40,970 3.6%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 15,290 4.3% 6.19% $18.59 $20.93 $43,540 1.1%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 940 9.4% 0.38% $29.34 $32.97 $68,570 3.1%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 3,640 5.2% 1.47% $22.42 $22.20 $46,180 2.3%
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors detail (8) (8) (8) $14.09 $21.07 $43,830 25.0%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 230 38.9% 0.09% $14.57 $17.61 $36,640 11.2%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 2,910 6.0% 1.18% $22.48 $22.41 $46,610 2.2%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 450 12.0% 0.18% $23.23 $23.38 $48,630 3.4%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 720 16.4% 0.29% $17.48 $18.75 $38,990 3.3%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 320 31.7% 0.13% $18.13 $19.38 $40,300 4.5%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 360 12.0% 0.14% $17.23 $18.32 $38,110 6.5%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 410 11.1% 0.17% $22.85 $23.88 $49,670 4.2%
43-5030 Dispatchers broad 60 28.5% 0.02% $21.41 $22.54 $46,890 6.8%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 60 28.5% 0.02% $21.41 $22.54 $46,890 6.8%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 180 21.2% 0.07% $27.13 $26.79 $55,710 6.1%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks detail 180 18.0% 0.07% $22.22 $21.46 $44,640 4.4%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 3,100 10.6% 1.25% $18.23 $20.29 $42,190 2.4%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 250 19.7% 0.10% $37.76 $36.06 $75,000 7.7%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 2,850 10.8% 1.15% $18.05 $18.93 $39,370 1.7%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 6,480 5.1% 2.62% $17.91 $18.85 $39,210 1.2%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 6,460 5.2% 2.61% $17.91 $18.85 $39,210 1.2%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 202,110 0.5% 81.74% $23.31 $27.09 $56,350 0.7%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 16,990 3.3% 6.87% $29.71 $33.46 $69,590 1.0%
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers minor 179,440 0.6% 72.57% $23.21 $26.73 $55,590 0.7%
47-2020 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons broad 420 16.5% 0.17% $23.28 $23.49 $48,860 2.1%
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons detail 420 16.5% 0.17% $23.28 $23.49 $48,860 2.1%
47-2031 Carpenters detail 32,890 3.0% 13.30% $29.71 $32.79 $68,200 1.2%
47-2040 Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers broad 450 25.3% 0.18% $23.57 $26.04 $54,150 10.2%
47-2041 Carpet Installers detail (8) (8) (8) $29.34 $28.47 $59,210 14.4%
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles detail 170 39.9% 0.07% $29.34 $27.85 $57,930 17.2%
47-2044 Tile and Stone Setters detail 200 30.6% 0.08% $22.99 $23.92 $49,740 10.1%
47-2050 Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers broad 530 43.1% 0.21% $17.63 $19.11 $39,760 14.5%
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers detail 530 43.5% 0.21% $17.63 $18.87 $39,260 12.8%
47-2061 Construction Laborers detail 12,380 6.2% 5.01% $18.62 $21.53 $44,780 2.0%
47-2070 Construction Equipment Operators broad 110 41.3% 0.04% $46.36 $48.24 $100,330 16.7%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators detail 110 41.8% 0.04% $46.36 $48.24 $100,340 17.5%
47-2080 Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers broad 87,910 2.1% 35.56% $23.22 $26.91 $55,970 1.1%
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers detail 75,890 2.2% 30.69% $23.08 $26.36 $54,820 1.2%
47-2082 Tapers detail 12,020 5.2% 4.86% $29.02 $30.39 $63,200 2.0%
47-2111 Electricians detail 150 26.1% 0.06% $23.53 $28.17 $58,590 11.0%
47-2121 Glaziers detail 200 26.8% 0.08% $23.88 $28.85 $60,010 20.7%
47-2130 Insulation Workers broad 26,380 4.6% 10.67% $19.38 $21.83 $45,400 1.7%
47-2131 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall detail 20,760 4.9% 8.40% $18.43 $20.84 $43,350 1.6%
47-2132 Insulation Workers, Mechanical detail 5,620 14.8% 2.27% $22.89 $25.46 $52,950 4.5%
47-2140 Painters and Paperhangers broad 4,370 7.1% 1.77% $22.33 $23.79 $49,490 4.8%
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance detail 4,260 7.3% 1.72% $22.42 $24.00 $49,920 4.9%
47-2142 Paperhangers detail 110 24.3% 0.05% $14.23 $16.03 $33,340 4.8%
47-2150 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters broad 40 31.1% 0.02% $23.63 $26.71 $55,560 4.6%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters detail 40 31.1% 0.02% $23.63 $26.71 $55,560 4.6%
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons detail 12,870 8.4% 5.20% $24.10 $26.38 $54,860 2.0%
47-2181 Roofers detail 120 42.2% 0.05% $19.31 $23.50 $48,890 13.9%
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers detail 270 17.2% 0.11% $19.28 $20.89 $43,450 4.8%
47-2231 Solar Photovoltaic Installers detail 60 45.1% 0.03% (8) (8) (8) (8)
47-3010 Helpers, Construction Trades broad 4,750 7.5% 1.92% $17.73 $18.23 $37,930 1.8%
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters detail 900 17.4% 0.37% $17.96 $18.50 $38,480 3.1%
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons detail 790 20.4% 0.32% $20.82 $21.04 $43,770 6.0%
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other detail 2,990 10.9% 1.21% $17.59 $17.42 $36,230 1.9%
47-4000 Other Construction and Related Workers minor 910 22.2% 0.37% $23.02 $25.86 $53,780 7.0%
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors detail 120 11.3% 0.05% $33.21 $32.42 $67,420 1.6%
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers detail 220 16.2% 0.09% $32.16 $36.29 $75,490 3.8%
47-4090 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers broad 570 34.0% 0.23% $20.18 $20.44 $42,520 3.0%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 1,380 17.0% 0.56% $23.98 $31.20 $64,900 15.4%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 60 35.2% 0.02% $24.67 $23.72 $49,340 11.0%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 360 34.8% 0.15% $56.98 $53.19 $110,640 24.5%
49-3020 Automotive Technicians and Repairers broad (8) (8) (8) $19.49 $20.40 $42,430 7.7%
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics detail (8) (8) (8) $19.49 $20.40 $42,430 7.7%
49-3040 Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics broad 300 41.4% 0.12% (8) (8) (8) (8)
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines detail 300 41.4% 0.12% (8) (8) (8) (8)
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 960 21.2% 0.39% $22.59 $23.34 $48,540 4.7%
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers detail 160 16.8% 0.06% $23.82 $26.79 $55,730 2.1%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 440 36.4% 0.18% $26.19 $24.12 $50,170 7.7%
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad 290 36.8% 0.12% $17.22 $18.42 $38,320 5.3%
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other detail 290 36.9% 0.12% $17.24 $18.46 $38,390 5.5%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 1,090 19.7% 0.44% $21.49 $21.31 $44,330 4.7%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers detail 30 35.7% 0.01% $23.21 $25.88 $53,830 7.5%
51-2000 Assemblers and Fabricators minor 160 39.9% 0.07% $22.41 $22.37 $46,540 4.3%
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters detail 90 26.7% 0.04% $22.52 $24.33 $50,610 3.2%
51-2090 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators broad (8) (8) (8) $18.16 $20.08 $41,770 7.8%
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers minor 430 32.6% 0.17% $23.38 $24.15 $50,240 3.4%
51-4120 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers broad 200 47.9% 0.08% $21.18 $21.08 $43,840 5.7%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers detail 200 47.9% 0.08% $21.18 $21.08 $43,840 5.7%
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters detail (8) (8) (8) $16.16 $16.28 $33,860 29.8%
51-9000 Other Production Occupations minor 350 37.3% 0.14% $17.59 $18.18 $37,820 7.2%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers detail 110 46.0% 0.04% $21.49 $21.07 $43,820 9.1%
51-9190 Miscellaneous Production Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $16.67 $15.89 $33,050 7.7%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 3,000 4.9% 1.21% $18.49 $20.11 $41,830 1.2%
53-1040 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers broad 160 12.3% 0.06% $23.13 $25.49 $53,030 4.7%
53-1047 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors detail 160 12.3% 0.06% $23.13 $25.49 $53,030 4.7%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 1,090 8.0% 0.44% $19.00 $20.95 $43,580 1.9%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 1,090 8.0% 0.44% $19.00 $20.95 $43,580 1.9%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 520 11.6% 0.21% $20.88 $22.28 $46,340 2.7%
53-3033 Light Truck Drivers detail 580 12.4% 0.23% $18.45 $19.77 $41,120 3.1%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 1,750 6.2% 0.71% $18.18 $19.10 $39,720 1.4%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 150 23.2% 0.06% $22.72 $21.64 $45,000 5.1%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers broad 1,600 6.3% 0.65% $18.09 $18.87 $39,240 1.4%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 1,320 7.5% 0.53% $18.03 $18.53 $38,540 1.7%
53-7065 Stockers and Order Fillers detail 280 15.4% 0.11% $18.79 $20.46 $42,550 3.5%


About May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.




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Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022