There are currently an estimated 16,300 painting, coating & decorating workers in the United States. The painting, coating & decorating worker job market is expected to grow by 0.6% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are painting, coating & decorating workers?

CareerExplorer rates painting, coating & decorating workers with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,600 painting, coating & decorating workers. That number is based on 100 additional painting, coating & decorating workers, and the retirement of 7,500 existing painting, coating & decorating workers.

What’s the supply of painting, coating & decorating workers?

The painting, coating & decorating worker industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Alabama

Painting, Coating & Decorating Worker job market by state

State Name Employed Painting, Coating & Decorating Workers
California 1,650
Texas 1,240
Alabama 680
New York 650
Michigan 620
New Jersey 610
Missouri 610
Florida 540
Indiana 530
Minnesota 470
Kentucky 410
Illinois 340
Pennsylvania 320
North Carolina 300
Washington 300
Arizona 280
Massachusetts 260
Tennessee 260
Maryland 260
Iowa 230
South Carolina 190
Mississippi 190
Virginia 190
Ohio 190
West Virginia 170
Oregon 140
Oklahoma 90
Utah 90
Connecticut 90
Louisiana 90
Arkansas 80
Nevada 80
Kansas 80
South Dakota 80
Wisconsin 80
Nebraska 70
Idaho 50
Maine 50
New Mexico 50
Rhode Island 50
New Hampshire 50
Vermont 40