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Sheetrock Applicator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$51,651 (USD)

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The average pay for a Sheetrock Applicator is $51,651 a year and $25 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Sheetrock Applicator is between $38,305 and $62,792. 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

  • Fastens sheetrock to interior surface of manufactured building wall panels, using handtools: installs blanket insulation between studs of exterior walls.
  • Covers insulation with plastic moisture barrier and tacks plastic to studs.
  • Selects required length of sheetrock and lays sheetrock on frame.
  • Measures and marks position of electrical outlets, using tape measure and template.
  • Cuts openings with handsaw.
  • Squares frame, positions, and fastens sheetrock, using tape measure, nails, hammer, screws, and powered screwdriver.
  • Cuts openings for windows and excess sheetrock, using router.
  • Moves completed panel to next work station, using electric hoist.
Sheetrock Applicator 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 Sheetrock Applicator jobs: 17,402

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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