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Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,280
25th Percentile Wage
$34,760
50th Percentile Wage
$48,690
75th Percentile Wage
$60,520
90th Percentile Wage
$66,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance 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, construction and maintenance is $66,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters, construction and maintenance is $28,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of painters, construction and maintenance in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,6906.98%12.84%
201545,290-4.00%-
201447,10018.85%-
201338,220-11.04%-
201242,440--

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

The average salaries of painters, construction and maintenance in eight 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, construction and maintenance occupations is the scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $66,510. The lowest paying industry is the accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry (annual salary $31,900). For detailed painters, construction and maintenance salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$66,510
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$65,260
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$56,820
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$48,690
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$40,860
Engineering Services
$40,350
Specialized Design Services
$32,780
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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