Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,280
25th Percentile Wage
$27,530
50th Percentile Wage
$32,270
75th Percentile Wage
$37,570
90th Percentile Wage
$43,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $43,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,280.

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
$32,270
1.70% 7.44%
2016
$31,720
1.45% -
2015
$31,260
1.79% -
2014
$30,700
1.01% -
2013
$30,390
1.71% -
2012
$29,870
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of North Carolina ranges from $28,840 to $35,590. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in North Carolina is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $35,590. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Raleigh-Cary (mean annual salary $33,950). The lowest paying area is Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rocky Mount
$35,590
Raleigh-Cary
$33,950
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,800
Burlington
$32,890
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$32,880
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,590
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,490
Goldsboro
$31,770
Jacksonville
$31,160
Winston-Salem
$31,080
Durham-Chapel Hill
$30,700
Wilmington
$30,590
Greensboro-High Point
$30,340
Fayetteville
$29,760
Greenville
$29,240
Asheville
$29,160
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$28,840




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