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Acoustical Material Worker Salary

$53,133 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,674

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

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The average pay for an Acoustical Material Worker is $53,133 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Acoustical Material Worker is between $38,918 and $64,972. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Material Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Job family population: 96,550

Estimated population of Acoustical Material Worker jobs: 45,726

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,596
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Acoustical Material Worker Job Listings for United States

Process Engineer - Manufacturing
Apr 24
Woonsocket, RI, USA
Ward Process Inc. dba American Acoustical Products
American Acoustical Products [AAP] is an innovative, privately held, Holliston, Massachusetts based ... various materials being processed relative to quality of product produced, and speed at which ...
Shipping and Receiving Supervisor
Jun 17
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Auralex Acoustics
Working within our software to track inventories and shipments. The position reports to the ... including acoustical absorbers, diffusors, sound barriers, construction materials, isolation ...
Staff Accountant
Jun 10
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Auralex Acoustics
Must have a working knowledge of general accounting procedures and process including GAAP * 3 years ... including acoustical absorbers, diffusors, sound barriers, construction materials, isolation ...
1st Shift Production Team Member
Jul 16
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
SoundTech, Inc.
The General Laborer is a motivated worker, with a positive attitude, who actively desires to learn ... Verifies quality of material and flags material that does not meet the Quality Standard. Notifies ...
Advanced Carpenter
Jun 21
Elk Grove, CA, USA
BELFOR Property Restoration
... working area • Construction of Metal Framed Walls, Acoustical Ceilings, Repair and Replace ... materials knowledge relative to Trim, Doors, Cabinetry, Insulation, Rough Framing, acoustical ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Acoustical Material Worker is $53,133 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Acoustical Material Worker is between $38,918 and $64,972. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Acoustical Material Worker Job Listings for United States

Process Engineer - Manufacturing
Apr 24
Woonsocket, RI, USA
Ward Process Inc. dba American Acoustical Products
American Acoustical Products [AAP] is an innovative, privately held, Holliston, Massachusetts based ... various materials being processed relative to quality of product produced, and speed at which ...
Shipping and Receiving Supervisor
Jun 17
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Auralex Acoustics
Working within our software to track inventories and shipments. The position reports to the ... including acoustical absorbers, diffusors, sound barriers, construction materials, isolation ...
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