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May 2020 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 247,980 0.9% 100.00% $24.08 $27.39 $56,970 0.8%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 8,980 4.0% 3.62% $46.92 $54.98 $114,350 1.9%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 4,090 5.8% 1.65% $50.54 $60.02 $124,840 3.1%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 150 18.8% 0.06% (5) $103.28 $214,830 10.7%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 3,940 5.9% 1.59% $49.75 $58.42 $121,520 3.2%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 80 38.7% 0.03% $51.76 $57.54 $119,680 7.6%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 80 38.7% 0.03% $51.76 $57.54 $119,680 7.6%
11-2022 Sales Managers detail 80 39.7% 0.03% $52.07 $57.80 $120,230 7.8%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 460 13.8% 0.19% $47.50 $51.34 $106,790 4.1%
11-3010 Administrative Services and Facilities Managers broad 70 22.7% 0.03% $37.00 $41.49 $86,290 8.6%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 290 17.8% 0.12% $51.58 $56.49 $117,510 4.2%
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers detail (8) (8) (8) $38.96 $40.83 $84,920 5.3%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 4,340 4.9% 1.75% $44.29 $50.57 $105,180 2.5%
11-9021 Construction Managers detail 4,150 5.1% 1.67% $44.58 $50.80 $105,660 2.5%
11-9198 Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other detail 190 28.1% 0.08% $36.19 $42.89 $89,220 13.1%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 7,560 4.3% 3.05% $32.44 $35.85 $74,560 1.5%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 6,970 4.5% 2.81% $32.46 $35.85 $74,560 1.6%
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents broad 270 15.2% 0.11% $30.45 $31.97 $66,490 3.6%
13-1051 Cost Estimators detail 5,110 5.4% 2.06% $31.88 $35.55 $73,940 2.1%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 180 15.7% 0.07% $28.90 $31.37 $65,250 4.4%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 170 15.9% 0.07% $28.85 $31.23 $64,960 4.4%
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists detail (8) (8) (8) $23.17 $24.70 $51,370 9.7%
13-1198 Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 1,280 10.1% 0.52% $37.11 $39.47 $82,090 2.3%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 590 9.2% 0.24% $32.28 $35.86 $74,590 2.4%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 560 9.2% 0.23% $32.90 $36.38 $75,680 2.3%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 80 28.3% 0.03% $37.32 $37.16 $77,280 3.9%
15-1200 Computer Occupations minor 80 28.3% 0.03% $37.32 $37.16 $77,280 3.9%
15-1230 Computer Support Specialists broad 50 42.1% 0.02% $35.91 $34.43 $71,600 6.0%
15-1232 Computer User Support Specialists detail 50 42.1% 0.02% $35.91 $34.43 $71,600 6.0%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 340 13.9% 0.14% $35.34 $37.57 $78,140 4.5%
17-2000 Engineers minor 260 13.9% 0.10% $36.48 $38.65 $80,390 5.4%
17-2051 Civil Engineers detail 140 15.7% 0.06% $38.03 $39.94 $83,080 3.9%
17-2199 Engineers, All Other detail 60 38.1% 0.02% $27.69 $30.28 $62,990 20.8%
17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians minor 70 29.9% 0.03% $30.95 $32.65 $67,910 3.4%
17-3010 Drafters broad 70 30.4% 0.03% $31.25 $32.83 $68,290 3.4%
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters detail 40 20.8% 0.02% $30.52 $31.50 $65,530 3.8%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 270 12.2% 0.11% $28.39 $30.61 $63,660 2.6%
19-5010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians broad 270 12.3% 0.11% $28.39 $30.17 $62,760 2.3%
19-5011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists detail 250 12.9% 0.10% $28.97 $30.69 $63,840 2.5%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major (8) (8) (8) $17.69 $19.25 $40,040 8.4%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor (8) (8) (8) $15.24 $16.16 $33,620 6.6%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $14.86 $15.41 $32,050 5.9%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 100 37.7% 0.04% $14.86 $15.73 $32,720 6.9%
37-3010 Grounds Maintenance Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $18.76 $22.19 $46,150 3.8%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 2,560 8.2% 1.03% $30.64 $36.47 $75,850 5.0%
41-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers broad 50 32.7% 0.02% $37.99 $42.72 $88,850 9.0%
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers detail 40 40.0% 0.01% $40.23 $47.44 $98,680 9.3%
41-2000 Retail Sales Workers minor 80 41.2% 0.03% $23.62 $25.42 $52,880 15.4%
41-2031 Retail Salespersons detail 80 41.2% 0.03% $23.62 $25.42 $52,880 15.4%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 2,120 9.3% 0.85% $30.13 $36.31 $75,520 5.9%
41-3091 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel detail 2,120 9.3% 0.85% $30.13 $36.31 $75,520 5.9%
41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing broad 310 15.7% 0.13% $34.41 $39.87 $82,930 7.2%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products detail 300 15.9% 0.12% $33.59 $39.73 $82,650 7.4%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 13,330 3.1% 5.37% $19.06 $20.64 $42,920 1.1%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 800 10.5% 0.32% $30.33 $32.98 $68,600 3.6%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 3,000 8.5% 1.21% $21.05 $21.84 $45,420 2.5%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 130 35.8% 0.05% $20.23 $23.16 $48,170 10.5%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 2,490 9.2% 1.00% $21.18 $21.76 $45,250 2.9%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 360 16.9% 0.15% $20.76 $22.23 $46,240 4.2%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 870 14.2% 0.35% $19.36 $20.11 $41,830 3.2%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 470 22.7% 0.19% $21.05 $21.72 $45,180 3.7%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 370 17.3% 0.15% $17.59 $18.15 $37,750 5.6%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 350 12.4% 0.14% $18.89 $20.75 $43,160 4.0%
43-5030 Dispatchers broad 30 42.3% 0.01% $22.82 $22.62 $47,060 7.2%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 30 42.3% 0.01% $22.82 $22.62 $47,060 7.2%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 160 17.1% 0.06% $23.65 $23.73 $49,360 6.5%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks detail 170 17.8% 0.07% $16.79 $17.64 $36,690 3.4%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 2,840 7.4% 1.14% $18.19 $19.13 $39,790 2.4%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 250 19.0% 0.10% $29.82 $30.92 $64,310 4.4%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 2,590 7.7% 1.05% $17.64 $18.01 $37,460 2.4%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 5,460 5.0% 2.20% $17.84 $19.02 $39,550 1.4%
43-9020 Data Entry and Information Processing Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $17.47 $16.84 $35,030 5.8%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers detail (8) (8) (8) $17.47 $16.84 $35,030 5.8%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 5,340 5.1% 2.15% $17.86 $19.06 $39,640 1.5%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 209,540 1.0% 84.50% $23.69 $26.24 $54,570 0.9%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 14,750 3.5% 5.95% $30.20 $33.41 $69,480 1.5%
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers minor 189,240 1.0% 76.31% $23.45 $25.92 $53,920 0.9%
47-2020 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons broad 610 24.5% 0.25% $22.87 $23.52 $48,910 5.4%
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons detail 600 25.0% 0.24% $22.89 $23.56 $49,010 5.5%
47-2031 Carpenters detail 37,930 3.9% 15.29% $28.15 $30.90 $64,280 1.7%
47-2040 Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers broad 500 40.5% 0.20% $23.49 $24.97 $51,930 4.9%
47-2041 Carpet Installers detail 70 21.6% 0.03% $28.34 $28.65 $59,580 5.8%
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles detail 100 19.7% 0.04% $22.04 $23.02 $47,870 7.4%
47-2044 Tile and Stone Setters detail (8) (8) (8) $20.84 $22.72 $47,250 4.4%
47-2050 Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers broad 400 19.4% 0.16% $20.20 $20.83 $43,320 3.4%
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers detail 380 20.1% 0.16% $20.30 $20.58 $42,800 3.4%
47-2061 Construction Laborers detail 12,330 5.6% 4.97% $17.85 $19.83 $41,250 2.0%
47-2070 Construction Equipment Operators broad (8) (8) (8) $31.70 $37.73 $78,470 7.4%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators detail (8) (8) (8) $30.82 $37.23 $77,430 7.5%
47-2080 Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers broad 90,020 2.2% 36.30% $23.72 $25.85 $53,780 1.1%
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers detail 76,440 2.4% 30.83% $23.09 $25.28 $52,570 1.2%
47-2082 Tapers detail 13,580 5.2% 5.48% $28.03 $29.11 $60,550 1.6%
47-2111 Electricians detail (8) (8) (8) $25.40 $25.85 $53,760 9.6%
47-2121 Glaziers detail 130 45.4% 0.05% $27.29 $33.22 $69,100 23.4%
47-2130 Insulation Workers broad 28,140 5.1% 11.35% $20.78 $23.26 $48,380 2.8%
47-2131 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall detail 22,110 5.2% 8.91% $19.54 $22.27 $46,320 3.1%
47-2132 Insulation Workers, Mechanical detail 6,030 16.7% 2.43% $24.28 $26.88 $55,920 5.6%
47-2140 Painters and Paperhangers broad 4,770 8.3% 1.92% $19.20 $21.00 $43,680 2.3%
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance detail 4,680 8.1% 1.89% $19.34 $21.12 $43,930 2.2%
47-2150 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters broad (8) (8) (8) $22.25 $23.13 $48,110 6.3%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters detail (8) (8) (8) $22.25 $23.13 $48,110 6.3%
47-2161 Plasterers and Stucco Masons detail 13,290 7.7% 5.36% $23.67 $25.56 $53,170 1.9%
47-2181 Roofers detail 130 43.2% 0.05% $23.13 $24.20 $50,350 14.7%
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers detail 290 26.0% 0.12% $19.29 $23.04 $47,930 7.6%
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers detail 140 32.3% 0.05% $23.64 $23.44 $48,750 3.7%
47-3010 Helpers, Construction Trades broad 4,600 7.5% 1.85% $16.44 $17.01 $35,380 2.1%
47-3011 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters detail 50 40.5% 0.02% (8) (8) (8) (8)
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians detail (8) (8) (8) $13.90 $14.02 $29,160 6.7%
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons detail 1,130 14.6% 0.45% $16.73 $17.69 $36,790 3.8%
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other detail 2,210 13.1% 0.89% $16.50 $16.81 $34,970 3.0%
47-4000 Other Construction and Related Workers minor 920 22.2% 0.37% $18.70 $21.81 $45,360 4.7%
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors detail 160 45.5% 0.06% $26.12 $28.77 $59,830 4.9%
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers detail 130 22.0% 0.05% $28.46 $29.65 $61,670 5.8%
47-4090 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers broad 640 29.7% 0.26% $17.60 $18.57 $38,610 3.7%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 1,330 16.6% 0.54% $21.44 $22.56 $46,920 3.5%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 40 32.4% 0.02% $27.78 $31.76 $66,070 7.3%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 340 26.8% 0.14% $23.57 $25.49 $53,020 5.0%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists detail 30 25.9% 0.01% $25.44 $26.00 $54,070 5.1%
49-3040 Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics broad 290 31.4% 0.12% $23.33 $25.55 $53,140 5.9%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines detail 290 31.4% 0.12% $23.33 $25.55 $53,140 5.9%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 950 19.2% 0.38% $20.17 $21.12 $43,930 4.2%
49-9010 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers broad 70 35.2% 0.03% $20.85 $20.93 $43,540 4.0%
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers detail 70 35.2% 0.03% $20.85 $20.93 $43,540 4.0%
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers detail (8) (8) (8) $25.19 $27.04 $56,250 6.2%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 360 22.9% 0.14% $19.51 $20.71 $43,070 5.4%
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad 420 34.6% 0.17% $18.85 $20.01 $41,610 7.4%
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other detail 270 39.5% 0.11% $22.94 $22.35 $46,490 7.4%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 880 21.7% 0.36% $20.31 $20.50 $42,640 3.3%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers detail (8) (8) (8) $21.57 $20.91 $43,490 12.6%
51-2000 Assemblers and Fabricators minor 220 38.3% 0.09% $17.36 $17.86 $37,150 3.3%
51-2090 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators broad 220 39.7% 0.09% $17.08 $17.37 $36,130 2.9%
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers minor 320 29.5% 0.13% $21.87 $22.08 $45,930 3.5%
51-4030 Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic broad 180 48.1% 0.07% $23.59 $23.39 $48,650 3.2%
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 180 48.4% 0.07% $23.60 $23.39 $48,660 3.6%
51-4120 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers broad 140 28.1% 0.06% $19.10 $20.55 $42,740 7.5%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers detail 140 28.1% 0.06% $19.10 $20.55 $42,740 7.5%
51-9000 Other Production Occupations minor 180 49.0% 0.07% $19.36 $20.74 $43,130 4.4%
51-9190 Miscellaneous Production Workers broad 70 36.2% 0.03% $19.11 $21.78 $45,290 9.4%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 2,780 6.6% 1.12% $18.02 $19.24 $40,010 1.6%
53-1040 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers broad 80 21.7% 0.03% $23.92 $25.59 $53,230 3.7%
53-1047 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors detail 80 21.7% 0.03% $23.92 $25.59 $53,230 3.7%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 1,140 9.2% 0.46% $19.12 $20.41 $42,460 2.8%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 1,140 9.2% 0.46% $19.12 $20.41 $42,460 2.8%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 460 9.6% 0.19% $19.85 $21.29 $44,280 3.6%
53-3033 Light Truck Drivers detail 670 14.9% 0.27% $18.51 $19.61 $40,790 4.0%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 1,560 9.1% 0.63% $17.03 $18.02 $37,470 1.8%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 110 26.0% 0.04% $19.56 $19.98 $41,560 5.4%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers broad 1,450 9.6% 0.58% $16.92 $17.85 $37,130 1.9%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 1,030 11.8% 0.41% $16.79 $17.44 $36,270 1.8%
53-7065 Stockers and Order Fillers detail 420 16.0% 0.17% $17.35 $18.91 $39,330 4.3%


About May 2020 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.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $100.00 per hour or $208,000 per year.

(8) Estimate not released.




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Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021