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 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,600
25th Percentile Wage
$27,300
50th Percentile Wage
$31,720
75th Percentile Wage
$37,310
90th Percentile Wage
$43,470

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 $43,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.35
25th Percentile Wage
$13.13
50th Percentile Wage
$15.25
75th Percentile Wage
$17.94
90th Percentile Wage
$20.90

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for painters, construction and maintenance in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $20.90. The median hourly salary is $15.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.35.

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
201631,7201.45%5.83%
201531,2601.79%-
201430,7001.01%-
201330,3901.71%-
201229,870--

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 $24,620 to $34,790. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in North Carolina is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $34,790. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $33,550). The lowest paying area is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $24,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rocky Mount
$34,790
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,550
Raleigh-Cary
$33,530
Burlington
$32,890
Goldsboro
$32,670
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,630
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,790
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$30,790
Jacksonville
$30,480
Greensboro-High Point
$30,410
Wilmington
$30,360
Winston-Salem
$29,550
Asheville
$29,160
Fayetteville
$28,800
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$28,570
Greenville
$28,360
Durham-Chapel Hill
$24,620


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