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Highest Paying Cities for Painters, Construction and Maintenance

The top 100 highest paying cities for painters, construction and maintenance (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of painters, construction and maintenance in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $67,940, Fairbanks, Alaska is the highest paying city for painters, construction and maintenance. It is followed by Springfield, Illinois (average annual salary $67,010). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of painters, construction and maintenance in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Fairbanks, Alaska
$67,940
50
2 Springfield, Illinois
$67,010
80
3 Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan
$66,190
40
4 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$63,530
1,680
5 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$63,390
50
6 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$59,020
60
7 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$57,850
110
8 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$57,850
690
9 St Joseph, Missouri
$57,820
60
10 St Louis, Missouri
$56,970
2,500
11 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$56,950
5,630
12 Anchorage, Alaska
$56,160
260
13 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$55,750
2,490
14 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$55,700
2,610
15 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$55,560
50
16 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$55,050
5,730
17 Decatur, Illinois
$54,730
50
18 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$54,380
260
19 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$53,860
80
20 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$53,700
550
21 Madison, Wisconsin
$53,680
510
22 Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$53,260
120
23 Napa, California
$52,950
340
24 Warner Robins, Georgia
$52,900
260
25 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$52,750
260
26 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$52,000
310
27 Rochester, Minnesota
$51,900
130
28 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$51,780
150
29 Duluth, Wisconsin
$51,700
120
30 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$51,450
480
31 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$51,180
60
32 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$51,140
7,060
33 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$50,680
50
34 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$50,530
100
35 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$50,470
1,450
36 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$50,070
260
37 Honolulu, Hawaii
$49,920
1,230
38 Peabody, Massachusetts
$49,850
190
39 Merced, California
$49,610
80
40 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$49,450
3,400
41 Albany, Georgia
$49,200
100
42 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$48,710
60
43 St Cloud, Minnesota
$48,500
120
44 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$48,270
220
45 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$48,180
1,080
46 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$48,180
180
47 Wausau, Wisconsin
$48,180
40
48 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$47,980
370
49 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$47,870
140
50 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$47,870
40
51 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$47,810
2,210
52 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$47,720
12,680
53 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$47,630
100
54 Charleston, West Virginia
$47,420
120
55 Elmira, New York
$47,400
90
56 Anniston-Oxford, Alabama
$47,240
90
57 Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$46,960
120
58 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$46,790
730
59 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$46,680
40
60 Camden, New Jersey
$46,440
630
61 York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
$46,350
160
62 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$46,040
110
63 Redding, California
$46,020
150
64 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$45,850
160
65 El Centro, California
$45,580
50
66 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$45,530
6,770
67 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$45,520
130
68 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$45,490
140
69 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$45,290
3,460
70 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$44,790
270
71 Utica-Rome, New York
$44,480
60
72 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$44,360
160
73 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$44,160
30
74 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$44,000
80
75 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$44,000
690
76 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$43,840
2,670
77 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$43,800
220
78 Wheeling, West Virginia
$43,740
60
79 Jefferson City, Missouri
$43,640
80
80 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$43,620
7,660
81 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$43,510
80
82 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$43,460
60
83 New Haven, Connecticut
$43,450
310
84 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$43,400
1,590
85 Texarkana-Texarkana, Texas
$43,240
320
86 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$43,210
220
87 Stockton, California
$43,200
430
88 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$43,140
120
89 Salinas, California
$42,810
310
90 Corpus Christi, Texas
$42,720
480
91 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$42,630
360
92 Worcester, Massachusetts
$42,590
270
93 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$42,480
1,030
94 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$42,480
190
95 Peoria, Illinois
$42,430
230
96 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$42,300
140
97 Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$42,220
30
98 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$42,110
210
99 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$42,070
110
100 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$41,990
2,200
See also: Highest paying industries for painters, construction and maintenance.