Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,620
25th Percentile Wage
$33,960
50th Percentile Wage
$43,010
75th Percentile Wage
$56,790
90th Percentile Wage
$84,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.80
25th Percentile Wage
$16.32
50th Percentile Wage
$20.68
75th Percentile Wage
$27.30
90th Percentile Wage
$40.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.57. The median hourly salary is $20.68. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.80.

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
201643,0100.65%10.51%
201542,7307.98%-
201439,3207.30%-
201336,450-5.60%-
201238,490--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of Massachusetts ranges from $34,280 to $57,850. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $57,850. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,860). The lowest paying area is New Bedford with a median annual salary of $34,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$57,850
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$53,860
Peabody
$49,850
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$47,810
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$45,290
Worcester
$42,590
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$40,130
Pittsfield
$38,940
Springfield
$38,530
Barnstable Town
$37,540
Framingham
$36,980
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$36,480
New Bedford
$34,280



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