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Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Painters and Paperhangers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,790
25th Percentile Wage
$33,130
50th Percentile Wage
$41,560
75th Percentile Wage
$55,870
90th Percentile Wage
$62,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters and paperhangers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $62,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters and paperhangers is $26,790.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201641,5606.14%-11.91%
201539,010-5.23%-
201441,050-2.80%-
201342,200-10.21%-
201246,510--

Compare Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of painters and paperhangers in nine industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $52,410. The lowest paying industry is the independent artists, writers, and performers industry (annual salary $35,070). For detailed painters and paperhangers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$52,410
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$45,000
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$44,950
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$44,950
Spectator Sports
$44,100
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$39,700
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$38,070
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$37,590
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$35,070

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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