Salary for Construction and Maintenance Painters

Also known as:  Bridge Painter, Facilities Painter, Highway Painter, House Painter, Industrial Painter, Parking Line Painter, Roof Painter, Traffic Line Painter

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Construction and maintenance painters paint, varnish, stain, and apply coatings to buildings, walls, bridges, sidewalks, fixtures and other property. The job is usually safe as construction and maintenance painters almost always work in warm and dry weather. Sometimes, those who paint bridges may be exposed to extreme heights. To become a painter, one usually does not need a high school diploma or GED. Most construction and maintenance painters learn their trade on the job, though a few do learn through a formal apprenticeship.

A Construction/Maintenance Painter usually gets average salaries on a scale from 24000 and 36000 based on education and experience. Painters, Construction and Maintenance can get salaries of Thirty Six Thousand Nine Hundred dollars yearly.

Painters, Construction and Maintenance have the best average compensation in Illinois, where they can get wages of about $49960. People in this job function are paid at the highest level in Utilities, where they get pay of $62140.

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ANNUAL SALARY
HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 11.57 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Construction and Maintenance Painters tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $62,140
Utilities $60,140
Transportation and Warehousing $48,030
Public Administration $47,830
Health Care and Social Assistance $43,370
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $42,980
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $28,540
Wholesale Trade $33,990
Other Services (except Public Administration) $36,030
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $36,260
Construction $36,480
Management of Companies and Enterprises $37,990
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