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Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of painters and paperhangers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare painters and paperhangers salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Painters and Paperhangers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,860
25th Percentile Wage
$45,550
50th Percentile Wage
$54,030
75th Percentile Wage
$63,570
90th Percentile Wage
$76,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters and paperhangers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $76,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters and paperhangers is $35,860.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,030
2.07% 9.18%
2016
$52,910
2.00% -
2015
$51,850
1.72% -
2014
$50,960
2.16% -
2013
$49,860
1.58% -
2012
$49,070
- -

Compare Painters and Paperhangers Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of painters and paperhangers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $57,590. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $48,730). For detailed painters and paperhangers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$57,590
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$54,030
Federal government, including USPS
$53,070
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$52,930
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$52,860
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,710
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$52,250
State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,730

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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