Painters, Construction And Maintenance

Training Requirements for Painters, Construction And Maintenance

Painters, construction and maintenance need no formal educational credential and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Painters, construction and maintenance
Percent
Less than High School 34.9
High School 38.7
Some College 16.2
Associates Degree 4.2
Bachelors Degree 4.9
Masters Degree 1.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment Outlook for Painters, Construction And Maintenance

This represents about 360,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 26,000 more painters, construction and maintenance but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 83,000 more.

Typical Income for Painters, Construction And Maintenance

Hourly Income

On average,painters, construction and maintenance make $19.96 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Painters, construction and maintenance $11.95 $14.51 $18.06 $23.85 $30.61
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Construction trades workers $12.42 $15.53 $20.34 $28.31 $37.86
Painters and paperhangers $11.95 $14.49 $18.04 $23.81 $30.55
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, painters, construction and maintenance make $41,510 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Painters, construction and maintenance $24,860 $30,190 $37,570 $49,610 $63,670
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Construction trades workers $25,840 $32,290 $42,310 $58,890 $78,750
Painters and paperhangers $24,850 $30,130 $37,520 $49,520 $63,540
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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