Painter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Painter salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Hawaii $60,000
New York $56,270
New Jersey $55,220
Illinois $53,240
Missouri $49,290
Alaska $48,860
Minnesota $48,580
Washington $48,530
California $48,260
Connecticut $47,820
Massachusetts $47,780
Vermont $47,430
Rhode Island $47,170
Colorado $46,910
District of Columbia $46,750
Maryland $46,420
Wisconsin $46,370
Maine $46,340
New Hampshire $46,280
Ohio $46,200
Nevada $45,790
Pennsylvania $44,690
Indiana $44,160
Kansas $43,000
Iowa $39,400
Oklahoma $38,670
Virginia $38,640
Oregon $38,570
Utah $38,570
Arizona $38,530
Louisiana $38,480
Montana $38,430
Wyoming $38,240
Michigan $38,180
Nebraska $37,840
South Dakota $37,720
North Dakota $37,670
Delaware $37,550
New Mexico $37,500
South Carolina $37,500
Virgin Islands, U.S. $37,500
Idaho $37,470
Florida $37,400
West Virginia $37,330
Alabama $37,320
Georgia $37,220
Texas $37,050
Arkansas $36,990
Kentucky $36,990
Guam $36,930
North Carolina $36,930
Tennessee $36,830
Mississippi $36,540
Puerto Rico $18,360

How do painter salaries compare to similar careers?

Painters earn about the same as related careers in New Jersey. On average, they make less than construction workers but more than fork lift operators.

Career Median Salary
Construction worker salary $55K
Tile and marble setter salary $55K
Stonemason salary $48K
Roofer salary $55K
Drywall installer salary $55K
Painter salary $55K
Plasterer salary $53K
Maintenance worker salary $47K
Cabinetmaker salary $48K
Fork lift operator salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)