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Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Painters and Paperhangers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,550
25th Percentile Wage
$37,020
50th Percentile Wage
$46,320
75th Percentile Wage
$57,080
90th Percentile Wage
$66,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters and paperhangers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $66,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters and paperhangers is $30,550.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,320
1.84% 10.08%
2016
$45,470
2.71% -
2015
$44,240
2.96% -
2014
$42,930
1.70% -
2013
$42,200
1.30% -
2012
$41,650
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Compare Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of painters and paperhangers in 22 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry with an annual salary $53,860. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $22,240). For detailed painters and paperhangers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$53,860
Hospitals - Local government owned
$53,760
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$53,180
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$51,750
Hospitals - State government owned
$51,530
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$50,370
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$48,650
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$48,640
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$48,620
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$48,010
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,970
Hospitals - Privately owned
$47,900
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$47,110
Offices of Physicians
$46,040
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$43,990
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,950
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$39,390
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$38,580
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$38,340
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$32,860
Social Assistance
$32,840
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$22,240

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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