Painters, Construction and Maintenance Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,170
25th Percentile Wage
$27,270
50th Percentile Wage
$31,370
75th Percentile Wage
$38,100
90th Percentile Wage
$46,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.62
25th Percentile Wage
$13.11
50th Percentile Wage
$15.08
75th Percentile Wage
$18.32
90th Percentile Wage
$22.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for painters, construction and maintenance in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.28. The median hourly salary is $15.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.62.

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
201631,3702.17%-1.37%
201530,690-0.68%-
201430,900-3.40%-
201331,9500.47%-
201231,800--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of painters, construction and maintenance in state of Tennessee ranges from $23,920 to $34,700. The highest paying area for painters, construction and maintenance in Tennessee is Cleveland with a median annual salary of $34,700. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $34,680). The lowest paying area is Morristown with a median annual salary of $23,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland
$34,700
Memphis
$34,680
Chattanooga
$34,420
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$31,200
Clarksville
$30,620
Knoxville
$30,580
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$29,900
Jackson
$29,500
Johnson City
$29,170
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$27,620
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$27,220
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$24,240
Morristown
$23,920



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