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Drywall Installer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$51,416 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,532

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drywall Installer is $51,416 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Drywall Installer is between $37,975 and $62,612. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Drywall Installer. 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:
  • Installs and arranges for gypsum drywall installations, erects metal framing and furring channels for fastening drywalls, 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.
Drywall Installer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Job family population: 96,550

Estimated population of Drywall Installer jobs: 8,889

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$59,606
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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...

Drywall Installer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Construction Carpenter
Jun 12
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Chicago Water & Fire Restoration
Chicago Water & Fire Restoration is now hiring for experienced carpenters, painters and drywall installation pros! Two years of experience is preferred as our company performs interior remodeling in ...
Home Improvement Contractor / Handyman
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Budget Right Handyman
... drywall (installation, taping, sanding and repair) and pressure washing. Major responsibilities include: arriving to work on time, assisting homeowners with light residential construction and home ...
Home Improvement Contractor / Handyman
Apr 26
Cicero, IL, USA
Budget Right Handyman
... drywall (installation, taping, sanding and repair) and pressure washing. Major responsibilities include: arriving to work on time, assisting homeowners with light residential construction and home ...
Home Improvement Contractor / Handyman
May 3
Brookfield, IL, USA
Budget Right Handyman
... drywall (installation, taping, sanding and repair) and pressure washing. Major responsibilities include: arriving to work on time, assisting homeowners with light residential construction and home ...
Home Improvement Contractor / Handyman
Apr 26
Berwyn, IL, USA
Budget Right Handyman
... drywall (installation, taping, sanding and repair) and pressure washing. Major responsibilities include: arriving to work on time, assisting homeowners with light residential construction and home ...
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