Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,000
25th Percentile Wage
$45,710
50th Percentile Wage
$54,090
75th Percentile Wage
$63,560
90th Percentile Wage
$76,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance 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, construction and maintenance is $76,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid painters, construction and maintenance is $36,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of painters, construction and maintenance in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,090
2.18% 9.28%
2016
$52,910
1.97% -
2015
$51,870
1.75% -
2014
$50,960
2.16% -
2013
$49,860
1.58% -
2012
$49,070
- -

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

The average salaries of painters, construction and maintenance 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, construction and maintenance occupations is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $57,700. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $48,760). For detailed painters, construction and maintenance salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$57,700
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$54,090
Federal government, including USPS
$53,070
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$52,930
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$52,930
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,710
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$52,300
State government, including schools and hospitals
$48,760

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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