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Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Painters and Paperhangers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,760
25th Percentile Wage
$29,890
50th Percentile Wage
$36,260
75th Percentile Wage
$46,470
90th Percentile Wage
$58,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters and paperhangers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $58,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters and paperhangers is $25,760.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,260
-4.44% 3.56%
2016
$37,870
7.50% -
2015
$35,030
1.31% -
2014
$34,570
4.98% -
2013
$32,850
-6.45% -
2012
$34,970
- -

Compare Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of painters and paperhangers in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $64,270. The lowest paying industry is the accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry (annual salary $31,900). For detailed painters and paperhangers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$64,270
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$63,520
Engineering Services
$45,320
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$45,140
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$43,480
Specialized Design Services
$36,500
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,260
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$34,780
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$31,900

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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