The salary statistics of paperhangers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare paperhangers salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$26,700|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,140|
|50th Percentile Wage||$41,080|
|75th Percentile Wage||$54,030|
|90th Percentile Wage||$78,340|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paperhangers 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) paperhangers is $78,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid paperhangers is $26,700.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paperhangers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of paperhangers in five 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 paperhangers occupations is the painting and wall covering contractors industry with an annual salary $43,240. The lowest paying industry is the other specialty trade contractors industry (annual salary $28,680). For detailed paperhangers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Painting and Wall Covering Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .