Drywall Sprayer

Spray vinyl base compound to produce plaster effect on walls.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Drywall Sprayers do?

Sprays vinyl base compound on interior sheetrock walls of factory-built modular homes to produce plaster effect: Measures and pours compound ingredients into mixing vat according to mixing chart and blends ingredients, using electric blender. Pours compound into spray gun reservoir. Connects airlines to spray gun and adjusts nozzle to required spray density. Pulls trigger, and directs spray onto wall surfaces to produce plaster appearance. Adjusts spraying distance, spray density, and air pressure as required to enhance plaster effect. Inspects sprayed surfaces to detect missed areas and corrects defects, using knife and spray gun.


Should I be a Drywall Sprayer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.

  • Also known as: Ceramic Sprayer, Clear Coat Sprayer, Coil Sprayer, Dag Sprayer, Dice Spotter, Gel-Coat Sprayer, Glaze Sprayer See More

    How to become a Drywall Sprayer

    Most Drywall Sprayers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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