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
$26,540
25th Percentile Wage
$32,200
50th Percentile Wage
$41,040
75th Percentile Wage
$49,860
90th Percentile Wage
$62,370

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 $62,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters and paperhangers is $26,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of painters and paperhangers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,0402.83%7.82%
201539,8801.68%-
201439,2102.68%-
201338,1600.86%-
201237,830--

Compare Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of painters and paperhangers in 34 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 pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing industry with an annual salary $57,490. The lowest paying industry is the electric lighting equipment manufacturing industry (annual salary $27,800). For detailed painters and paperhangers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$57,490
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$56,960
Chemical Manufacturing
$49,190
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$48,360
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$45,250
Ship and Boat Building
$44,990
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$42,670
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$39,830
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$39,390
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$38,400
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$38,280
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$37,840
Machinery Manufacturing
$37,690
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$37,410
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$37,280
Machine Shops
$37,280
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$37,270
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$37,210
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$36,880
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$36,530
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$35,660
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$35,040
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$34,390
Food Manufacturing
$34,020
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$33,710
Wood Product Manufacturing
$32,620
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$32,620
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$32,620
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$32,000
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$32,000
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$31,440
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$30,530
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$29,770
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$27,800

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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