Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for painters, construction and maintenance in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of painters, construction and maintenance amongst California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,700
25th Percentile Wage
$34,400
50th Percentile Wage
$44,180
75th Percentile Wage
$58,700
90th Percentile Wage
$74,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,700.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.32
25th Percentile Wage
$16.54
50th Percentile Wage
$21.24
75th Percentile Wage
$28.22
90th Percentile Wage
$35.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for painters, construction and maintenance in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.78. The median hourly salary is $21.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of painters, construction and maintenance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,1803.92%8.53%
201542,4503.56%-
201440,940-1.00%-
201341,3502.27%-
201240,410--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of California ranges from $34,030 to $63,530. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in California is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $63,530. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Santa Rosa-Petaluma (mean annual salary $57,850). The lowest paying area is Modesto with a median annual salary of $34,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$63,530
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$57,850
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$55,750
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$55,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$55,050
Vallejo-Fairfield
$54,380
Napa
$52,950
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$51,780
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$51,450
Hanford-Corcoran
$50,680
Merced
$49,610
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$49,450
Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$46,680
Redding
$46,020
El Centro
$45,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$45,530
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$44,790
Stockton
$43,200
Salinas
$42,810
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$42,110
Yuba City
$40,860
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$40,230
Chico
$40,160
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$39,470
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$39,370
Madera-Chowchilla
$38,820
Fresno
$38,060
Bakersfield-Delano
$37,790
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$37,430
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$37,380
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$36,930
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$36,580
Visalia-Porterville
$34,980
Modesto
$34,030



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