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Painting and Decorating Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $18.55
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Painting and Decorating Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$13.09 $16.07 $20.09
Minnesota
$15.56 $18.55 $21.90
Central Minnesota
$14.71 $17.50 $20.38
Southeast Minnesota
$17.88 $20.11 $22.85
Southwest Minnesota
$13.95 $17.43 $22.48
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$16.17 $18.90 $22.27

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 250 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Painting and Decorating Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 362 new Painting and Decorating Workers to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Painting and Decorating Workers
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 12,600 12,700 100 0.9%
Minnesota 326 331 5 1.5%
Central Minnesota 69 69 0 0%
Southeast Minnesota 49 50 1 2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 155 158 3 1.9%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.