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 among Kentucky 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,340
25th Percentile Wage
$28,890
50th Percentile Wage
$35,160
75th Percentile Wage
$41,400
90th Percentile Wage
$49,630

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 $49,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.22
25th Percentile Wage
$13.89
50th Percentile Wage
$16.89
75th Percentile Wage
$19.89
90th Percentile Wage
$23.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.86. The median hourly salary is $16.89. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.22.

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
201635,1601.31%8.65%
201534,7004.21%-
201433,2403.16%-
201332,1900.22%-
201232,120--

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 $29,810 to $40,200. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in Kentucky is West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,200. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $35,740). The lowest paying area is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $29,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$40,200
Louisville-Jefferson County
$35,740
Lexington-Fayette
$34,630
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$34,250
Evansville
$32,980
Bowling Green
$29,810



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