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Acoustical Material Worker Salary
in Illinois, United States

$54,526 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,718

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Acoustical Material Worker is $54,526 a year and $26 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Acoustical Material Worker is between $39,939 and $66,676. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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:
$63,211
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Acoustical Material Worker is $54,526 a year and $26 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Acoustical Material Worker is between $39,939 and $66,676. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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