Note: Associated Wall and Ceiling Contractors contractors employ trades employees under industry collective bargaining agreements. The Associated Wall and Ceiling Contractors contractor wage and benefit data displayed in this chart is drawn from the collective bargaining agreement for the relevant region and trade. “Average” wage rates are determined according to United States Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational mean wage rates. Apprenticeship period rates are estimated over the initial four years of employment. Annual and career earnings totals are based on 1,800 hours paid per year, and are not adjusted for inflation. Associated Wall and Ceiling Contractors strives to ensure that the information displayed herein is accurate; notwithstanding, Associated Wall and Ceiling Contractors makes no warranty express or implied about the data shown and notes that individual employment experiences will vary.