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Construction Dry Wall Applicator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,114 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$870

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Dry Wall Applicator is $36,114 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Dry Wall Applicator is between $27,554 and $43,132. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans gypsum drywall installations, erects metal framing and furring channels for fastening drywall, and installs drywall to cover walls, ceilings, soffits, shafts, and movable partitions in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings: reads blueprints and other specifications to determine method of installation, work procedures, and material, tool, and work aid requirements.
  • Lays out reference lines and points for use in computing location and position of metal framing and furring channels and marks position for erecting metalwork, using chalkline.
  • Measures, marks, and cuts metal runners, studs, and furring channels to specified size, using tape measure, straightedge and hand and portable power cutting tools.
  • Secures metal framing to walls and furring channels to ceilings, using hand and portable power tools.
  • Measures and marks cutting lines on drywall, using square, tape measure, and marking devices.
  • Scribes cutting lines on drywall, using straightedge and utility knife and breaks board along cut lines.
  • Fits and fastens board into specified position on wall, using screws, handtools, portable power tools, or adhesive.
  • Cuts openings into board for electrical outlets, vents, or fixtures, using keyhole saw or other cutting tools.
  • Measures, cuts, assembles, and installs metal framing and decorative trim for windows, doorways, and vents.
  • Fits, aligns, and hangs doors and installs hardware, such as locks and kickplates carpenter.
  • Worker is usually assisted by other workers.
Construction Dry Wall Applicator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Job family population: 96,550

Estimated population of Construction Dry Wall Applicator jobs: 8,516

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,866
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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