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Painters, Construction and Maintenance

in Massachusetts

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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
472141  Painters, Construction and Maintenance 6,560 6,687 127 1.94 % 117 13 104 No formal educational credential 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    3,000  46 % 3,100  46 % 100  3 % $49,180
Specialty Trade Contractors    2,780  42 % 2,860  43 % 80  3 % $48,380
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    210  3 % 220  3 % 10  6 % $41,150
Real Estate    210  3 % 220  3 % 10  6 % $41,150
Educational Services    110  2 % 110  2 % 0  8 % $52,430
Educational Services    110  2 % 110  2 % 0  8 % $52,430
Health Care and Social Assistance    110  2 % 120  2 % 10  11 % $51,540
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