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Acoustical Carpenter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$60,639 (USD)

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The average pay for an Acoustical Carpenter is $60,639 a year and $29 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Acoustical Carpenter is between $44,416 and $74,151. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Mounts acoustical tile to walls and ceilings of buildings to reduce reflection of sound and to decorate rooms: measures and marks surface to lay out work, according to blueprints and drawings.
  • Inspects furrings, mechanical mountings, and masonry surface for plumbness and level, using spirit or water level.
  • Nails or screws molding to wall to support and seal joint between ceiling tile and wall.
  • Scribes and cuts edges of tile to fit wall where wall molding is not specified.
  • Mounts tiles, using any of following methods: (1) applies cement to back of tile and presses tile into place, aligning with layout marks and joints of previously laid tile. (2) nails channels or wood furring strips to surfaces to provide mounting for tile.
  • Places building paper between tile and furring strip preparatory to application of butt-edge tile.
  • Nails, screws, or staples tile to wooden furring strips. (3) hangs dry lines (stretched string) to wall molding to guide positioning of main runners.
  • Drives hanger inserts into reinforced concrete ceiling, using power fastening tool, and suspends and bends hanger wires at points touching dry lines.
  • Threads wires through holes in main runners, and cuts and attaches cross supports to suspended runners and wall molding, using snips, clips, and rivet gun.
  • Cuts tiles for fixtures and borders, using keyhole saw, and inserts tiles into supporting framework.
  • May wash concrete surfaces with washing soda and zinc sulfate solution before mounting tile to increase adhesive qualities of surfaces.
Acoustical Carpenter Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Job family population: 96,550

Estimated population of Acoustical Carpenter jobs: 45,726

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Acoustical Carpenter Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Commercial Carpenter
May 21
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Carpentry Contractor
Carpenter with experience in commercial / retail construction to add to our team. We offer ... Candidates must be able to perform metal stud, drywall and acoustical ceiling work. We are also ...
May 22
Melville, NY, USA
Carpenter Wanted
Carpenter 2 years or more- Seeking skilled carpenters for both hi-end residential & commercial ... Acoustic Ceilings * Ability to use both hand and power tools. *OSHA 10 at the least and the ...
Commercial Carpenter
May 17
Parsippany, NJ, USA
Commercial Contractor
Acoustic Ceilings * Sheetrock * Trim * Hanging Doors Apply today and find out what our crew is all about
Construction Estimator
Apr 30
Yonkers, NY, USA
Absolute Contracting
Looking for a part-time Construction estimator specializing in rough & finish carpentry. Metal Framing, Drywall, Taping, Millwork, Commercial acoustic ceilings. Looking to fill the position asap. The ...
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