Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,730
25th Percentile Wage
$30,060
50th Percentile Wage
$36,890
75th Percentile Wage
$45,430
90th Percentile Wage
$52,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,730.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.41
25th Percentile Wage
$14.45
50th Percentile Wage
$17.73
75th Percentile Wage
$21.84
90th Percentile Wage
$25.20

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.20. The median hourly salary is $17.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.41.

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
201636,8905.39%10.44%
201534,900-1.00%-
201435,2503.74%-
201333,9302.62%-
201233,040--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of Louisiana ranges from $28,290 to $39,660. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in Louisiana is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $39,660. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $39,340). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $28,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake Charles
$39,660
Baton Rouge
$39,340
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$38,930
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$37,150
Lafayette
$37,060
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$35,980
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$35,480
Alexandria
$34,910
Shreveport-Bossier City
$33,770
Monroe
$28,290



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