Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders amongst Maine 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 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,120
25th Percentile Wage
$35,300
50th Percentile Wage
$50,280
75th Percentile Wage
$59,180
90th Percentile Wage
$66,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,280
-7.72% -2.45%
2016
$54,160
1.61% -
2015
$53,290
-1.28% -
2014
$53,970
0.17% -
2013
$53,880
4.40% -
2012
$51,510
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders in state of Maine ranges from $45,270 to $52,080. The highest paying area for coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,080. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford (mean annual salary $49,510). The lowest paying area is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$52,080
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$49,510
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$45,270




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