Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Painters and Paperhangers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,560
25th Percentile Wage
$32,370
50th Percentile Wage
$41,150
75th Percentile Wage
$49,740
90th Percentile Wage
$61,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters and paperhangers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 and paperhangers is $61,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters and paperhangers is $25,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,150
0.27% 8.07%
2016
$41,040
2.83% -
2015
$39,880
1.68% -
2014
$39,210
2.68% -
2013
$38,160
0.86% -
2012
$37,830
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Compare Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of painters and paperhangers in 51 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for painters and paperhangers occupations is the beverage manufacturing industry with an annual salary $68,620. The lowest paying industry is the basic chemical manufacturing industry (annual salary $21,040). For detailed painters and paperhangers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Beverage Manufacturing
$68,620
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$68,080
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$59,720
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$59,590
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$57,490
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$56,660
Chemical Manufacturing
$55,470
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$48,360
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$46,910
Ship and Boat Building
$46,300
Chemical Manufacturing
$45,720
Machinery Manufacturing
$39,980
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$39,830
Machinery Manufacturing
$39,600
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$39,390
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$38,400
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$38,390
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$38,250
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$38,060
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$37,840
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$37,720
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$37,670
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$37,410
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$37,280
Machine Shops
$37,280
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$37,210
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$36,910
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$36,860
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$36,530
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$36,440
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$36,340
Food Manufacturing
$36,340
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$36,230
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$35,440
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$35,130
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$35,060
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$34,230
Wood Product Manufacturing
$33,890
Printing and Related Support Activities
$33,830
Printing and Related Support Activities
$33,830
Foundries
$33,440
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$33,180
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$33,180
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$32,600
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$32,280
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$32,130
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$30,530
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$29,770
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$29,050
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$27,800
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$21,040

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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