Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for painters, construction and maintenance in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of painters, construction and maintenance amongst New Jersey 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Painters, Construction and Maintenance in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,790
25th Percentile Wage
$34,020
50th Percentile Wage
$42,870
75th Percentile Wage
$59,410
90th Percentile Wage
$77,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,790.

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
$42,870
3.78% 11.41%
2016
$41,250
10.23% -
2015
$37,030
3.21% -
2014
$35,840
-1.98% -
2013
$36,550
-3.91% -
2012
$37,980
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of New Jersey ranges from $32,360 to $48,940. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in New Jersey is Camden with a median annual salary of $48,940. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $47,990). The lowest paying area is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $32,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Camden
$48,940
Trenton-Ewing
$47,990
Wilmington
$43,000
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$40,790
Ocean City
$37,720
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$35,150
Edison-New Brunswick
$32,360




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