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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Painters

Overview: the U.S. Painters Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Painters: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Construction Services Breakdown

The following products and services account for the largest source of revenues in the Painters industry. Note that there are multiple levels of classification, so some line items are contained within other lines.

Type of Construction Total Sales ($ millions) New Construction ($ millions) Additions, Alterations, and Reconstruction ($ millions) Maintenance & Repair ($ millions)



Building construction, total


Single-family houses, detached and attached


Single-family houses, detached


Single-family houses, attached


Apartment buildings (2 or more units), such as rentals, apartment type condominiums and cooperatives


Dormitories and barracks


Manufacturing and industrial warehouses


Other manufacturing and light industrial buildings, such as factories, assembly plants, and industrial research laboratories


Hotels, motels, and tourist cabins


Office buildings


Stores, restaurants, automobile service stations, parking garages, and other commercial buildings


Commercial warehouses such as distribution buildings and mini-storage


Religious buildings


Educational buildings


Health care and institutional buildings


Public safety buildings such as prisons, police, and fire stations


Other building construction


Nonbuilding construction, total


Bridges and elevated highways


Sewers, water mains, and related facilities


Water mains, storage, wells, and related facilities


Oil and gas pipelines, pumping stations, storage tanks, and mains


Power plants


Power and cogeneration plants, except hydroelectric


Sewage and water treatment plants


Petrochemical plants and petroleum refineries




Other nonbuilding construction


U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Painters company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Painters industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Painters measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 84%
Construction Trades Workers 75%
Painters and Paperhangers 71%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 70%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Painters Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • Class to focus on watercolor painting - He blended his enthusiasm for teaching and painting by offering a course at Northeastern State University for beginner painters. The course is designed for those who have had very little or no previous experience painting with watercolors, although those ... (01/11/2018)
  • Outdoor painters capture Roseville parks – see it at City Hall - Stay warm while catching a glimpse of Roseville’s parks inside Roseville City Hall. “Roseville Parks Plein Air,” an exhibition put on by Outdoor Painters of Minnesota, is hanging at City Hall through the end of February. It features paintings of ... (01/10/2018)
  • ‘A Calendar for Painters without Time Sense 1. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8’ at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo - Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo will present a solo exhibition of new work by Toru Kuwakubo. This exhibition features Kuwakubo’s “Calendar Series,” in which he depicts the respective lives of the painters he respects: Picasso, Vermeer, Ensor, Cezanne ... (01/10/2018)
  • Bakers Lose in Oregon Case, But Wedding Singers / Painters / Photographers Might Win - Today's Klein v. Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries upholds a $135,000 damages award imposed on Melissa & Aaron Klein (owners of Sweetcakes by Melissa) for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony. The court acknowledged that people who ... (01/09/2018)
  • Painters union slams decision to terminate protected status of Salvadorans - The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades are condemning the Trump administration's decision to terminate the temporary protected status of certain nationals from El Salvador. Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access ... (01/09/2018)
  • For Another Year, Painters District Council No. 30 to Award Two Grants to Local Community Organizations - AURORA, Ill., Jan. 09, 2018 -- Painters District Council No. 30 (PDC 30) is thrilled to announce it will award two grants to deserving North-Central Illinois community organizations this spring. The first grant will award funding to children-centered ... (01/09/2018)
  • Marc Dennis Listed on BuzzFeed as '50 Badass Figurative Painters to Follow on Instagram' - NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / January 6, 2018 / Marc Dennis, the acclaimed New York-based artist known for his hyper-realistic paintings of tattooed people has received the latest badge of recognition on BuzzFeed, being named one of 50 Badass Figurative ... (01/06/2018)
  • Europe’s Prehistoric Cave Painters Had Roots in the Middle East, Archaeologists Say - The early prehistoric culture that left us spectacular cave paintings, exquisite statuettes and expertly-crafted bone tools across western Europe does seem to have sprung from an earlier, similar human culture of the Middle East, based on evidence in a ... (01/04/2018)
  • Gutsy Elite repel Elasto Painters - MANILA, Philippines — Blackwater came out strong then endured a fierce battle with Rain or Shine at endgame to score a breakthrough over the Asian Coating Inc. franchise via a 92-87 decision in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome last night. (12/29/2017)
  • PAINTERS EYE NO. 2 - Chito Narvasa’s term as the PBA commissioner ends in two days, but the league’s board, which was split in two recently in what was the biggest controversy to rock Asia’s pioneering pro league, is far from naming a new one. The board actually hasn’t ... (12/28/2017)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $98,981,083 on Painters. It has awarded 2,388 contracts to 427 companies, with an average value of $231,806 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Paperhanging or removal contractors, House painting, Engineering structure (e.g., oil storage tank, water tower) painting, Whitewashing contractors, Rustproofing (except automotive), Electrostatic painting, on site, contractors, Ship painting contractors, Painting (except roof) contractors, Paint and wallpaper stripping, Bridge painting, Wallpaper hanging and removal contractors, Wallpaper stripping, Paperhanging and removal contractors, Wall covering or removal contractors, Painting and wallpapering, etc.

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