Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for painters, construction and maintenance in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of painters, construction and maintenance amongst Illinois 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,450
25th Percentile Wage
$28,910
50th Percentile Wage
$42,640
75th Percentile Wage
$68,890
90th Percentile Wage
$93,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of painters, construction and maintenance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,640
-12.80% -7.22%
2016
$48,100
-2.31% -
2015
$49,210
-12.29% -
2014
$55,260
14.44% -
2013
$47,280
3.30% -
2012
$45,720
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of Illinois ranges from $35,980 to $56,060. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in Illinois is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $56,060. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Decatur (mean annual salary $54,640). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Champaign-Urbana
$56,060
Decatur
$54,640
Kankakee-Bradley
$49,000
Bloomington-Normal
$47,630
Peoria
$47,290
Springfield
$45,470
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$44,530
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$42,980
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$42,680
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$40,690
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$38,620
Rockford
$36,030
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$35,980




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