Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Painters, Construction and Maintenance (47-2141)

Paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. May remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency. Excludes Paperhangers (47-2142).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 460 495 7.61 17 32 52
United States 375600 398000 0.0 13400 25800 41400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 22.33 13.60 16.49 20.25 26.73 33.88
Alaska 29.16 19.92 23.34 28.35 34.88 40.62
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 28.99 19.90 22.59 27.64 35.24 41.89
Balance of State 31.24 25.93 27.53 30.30 35.27 40.02

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.