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Drywall Installers and Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers


What Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers Do
Drywall and ceiling tile installers hang wallboard and install ceiling tile inside buildings. Tapers prepare the wallboard for painting, using tape and other materials. Many workers both install and tape wallboard. Drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers, work indoors. As in many other construction trades, the work is physically demanding.

How to Become a Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer, or Taper
Most drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers, learn their trade on the job.  A formal educational credential is typically not required to enter the occupation.


Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers was $40,470 in May 2015.Employment of drywall and ceiling tile installers, and tapers, is projected to grow 5 percent by 2024.


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