Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for painters, construction and maintenance in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of painters, construction and maintenance amongst Kentucky 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,400
25th Percentile Wage
$28,890
50th Percentile Wage
$34,940
75th Percentile Wage
$41,330
90th Percentile Wage
$50,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,400.

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
$34,940
-0.63% 8.07%
2016
$35,160
1.31% -
2015
$34,700
4.21% -
2014
$33,240
3.16% -
2013
$32,190
0.22% -
2012
$32,120
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of Kentucky ranges from $19,790 to $38,730. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,730. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Lexington-Fayette (mean annual salary $36,130). The lowest paying area is Elizabethtown with a median annual salary of $19,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$38,730
Lexington-Fayette
$36,130
Louisville-Jefferson County
$34,450
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$32,590
Bowling Green
$32,000
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$31,330
Owensboro
$30,900
Evansville
$30,130
Elizabethtown
$19,790




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