Paperhangers Salary Information

The salary statistics of paperhangers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of paperhangers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The paperhangers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Paperhangers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,250
25th Percentile Wage
$27,950
50th Percentile Wage
$33,770
75th Percentile Wage
$42,690
90th Percentile Wage
$53,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paperhangers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) paperhangers is $53,560. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,250. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 120% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of paperhangers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201633,7700.53%-2.46%
201533,5901.96%-
201432,930-2.25%-
201333,670-2.76%-
201234,600--

Table 2. Paperhangers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of paperhangers in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for paperhangers occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $35,160. The lowest paying sector is the manufacturing sector (annual salary $28,460).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,160
Construction
$32,720
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$31,950
Manufacturing
$28,460

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Paperhangers by States

From the above tables we note that not only paperhangers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of paperhangers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $23,490 to $54,210. The highest paying state for paperhangers is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $54,210. The lowest paying state is Tennessee with a median annual salary of $23,490. For more salary information of paperhangers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$54,210
Massachusetts
$46,810
Wisconsin
$41,460
Pennsylvania
$41,290
Washington
$38,020
New York
$37,590
Iowa
$36,970
Indiana
$36,780
North Carolina
$36,570
Arizona
$36,470
Kentucky
$36,310
Ohio
$35,870
Florida
$35,680
Illinois
$34,700
California
$32,280
Texas
$30,220
Arkansas
$28,220
Tennessee
$23,490


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