Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of painters, construction and maintenance in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare painters, construction and maintenance salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,000
25th Percentile Wage
$30,310
50th Percentile Wage
$37,170
75th Percentile Wage
$48,260
90th Percentile Wage
$62,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) painters, construction and maintenance is $62,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters, construction and maintenance is $25,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of painters, construction and maintenance in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,170
1.02% 7.78%
2016
$36,790
2.83% -
2015
$35,750
1.87% -
2014
$35,080
1.54% -
2013
$34,540
0.75% -
2012
$34,280
- -

Compare Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of painters, construction and maintenance in 22 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for painters, construction and maintenance occupations is the electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors industry with an annual salary $79,810. The lowest paying industry is the poured concrete foundation and structure contractors industry (annual salary $33,910). For detailed painters, construction and maintenance salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$79,810
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$47,650
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$44,280
Building Equipment Contractors
$43,150
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$42,270
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$41,620
Land Subdivision
$41,110
Nonresidential Building Construction
$40,790
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$40,530
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$40,090
Utility System Construction
$39,830
Masonry Contractors
$39,760
Construction of Buildings
$38,240
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$37,610
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$37,400
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$37,330
Residential Building Construction
$37,220
Specialty Trade Contractors
$36,920
Building Finishing Contractors
$36,870
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
$36,740
Roofing Contractors
$36,020
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$33,910

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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