Paperhangers Salary in Sector of Construction

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.

Average Annual Salary of Paperhangers

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,080
20.35% 12.56%
2016
$32,720
-9.32% -
2015
$35,770
2.85% -
2014
$34,750
-3.97% -
2013
$36,130
0.58% -
2012
$35,920
- -

Compare Paperhangers Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

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
$43,240
Building Finishing Contractors
$42,200
Specialty Trade Contractors
$41,050
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
$31,360
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$28,680

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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