Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for painters, construction and maintenance in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of painters, construction and maintenance among Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,470
25th Percentile Wage
$28,960
50th Percentile Wage
$36,050
75th Percentile Wage
$44,510
90th Percentile Wage
$51,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,470.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.77
25th Percentile Wage
$13.92
50th Percentile Wage
$17.32
75th Percentile Wage
$21.40
90th Percentile Wage
$24.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.95. The median hourly salary is $17.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.77.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of painters, construction and maintenance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,0502.39%-2.39%
201535,190-6.73%-
201437,560-0.37%-
201337,7002.10%-
201236,910--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of Iowa ranges from $29,010 to $50,070. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $50,070. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $43,460). The lowest paying area is Ames with a median annual salary of $29,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$50,070
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$43,460
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$38,660
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$38,180
Dubuque
$37,520
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$34,390
Iowa City
$34,030
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$30,900
Cedar Rapids
$30,690
Ames
$29,010


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