Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,410
25th Percentile Wage
$31,420
50th Percentile Wage
$38,500
75th Percentile Wage
$51,060
90th Percentile Wage
$63,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.25
25th Percentile Wage
$15.11
50th Percentile Wage
$18.51
75th Percentile Wage
$24.55
90th Percentile Wage
$30.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.43. The median hourly salary is $18.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.25.

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
201638,500-0.36%0.73%
201538,6403.91%-
201437,130-2.45%-
201338,040-0.47%-
201238,220--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $22,740 to $52,000. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in Pennsylvania is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman with a median annual salary of $52,000. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $48,180). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $22,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$52,000
Philadelphia
$48,180
York-Hanover
$46,350
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$44,360
Lebanon
$44,160
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$40,940
Altoona
$39,910
Pittsburgh
$39,340
Reading
$39,150
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$38,680
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,360
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$37,140
Newark-Union
$36,930
Lancaster
$36,490
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$34,390
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,850
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$32,030
State College
$28,080
Erie
$27,910
Johnstown
$22,740


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