Industry Data & Market Research

2023 U.S. Industry Statistics & Market Forecast - Painters

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.

Painters market size 2023
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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Average Revenue Per Employee
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Analysis of Federal Data

Market Forecast

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

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Industry Insights

The Painting & Wall Covering Contractors industry is experiencing several key trends that are shaping the landscape of the industry. One of the major trends is the rising demand for green and sustainable products. Consumers are now looking for products that are eco-friendly and have lower carbon footprints. This trend is leading to the development of new and sustainable painting and wall covering products which are likely to become popular in the coming years.

Another trend affecting the industry is the increasing use of technology. Contractors are now using digital tools and software to improve their work processes, project management, and customer engagement. The use of technology is also helping contractors to increase their efficiency and productivity.

Moreover, the industry is experiencing a rise in the number of residential renovation and remodeling projects. Aging homes and changing lifestyles are driving homeowners to upgrade their homes, which is leading to an increase in demand for painting and wall covering services.

Additionally, there is a trend towards the use of decorative wall finishes. Contractors are now offering a variety of options for wall finishes such as textured finishes, metallic finishes, and various designs.

In conclusion, the Painting & Wall Covering Contractors industry is experiencing several significant trends that are shaping the industry's future. These include the rising demand for sustainable products, increasing use of technology, growing demand for residential renovation projects, and the trend towards decorative wall finishes. Industry players need to keep pace with these developments to stay relevant and competitive.

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)

Framing contractor


Floor contractor, including wood, resilient, and computer flooring (except fireproof flooring)


All other business activities secondary to construction activities


Other business activities secondary to construction activities, total


Finish carpentry contractor


Drywall contractor


Bridge and ship painting contractor, except traffic lane painting for bridges


Wall covering or removal contractor


All other construction activity


Painting contractor


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
Net Income
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 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 81%
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 7%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 7%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 7%
Construction Trades Workers 71%
Painters and Paperhangers 66%
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 66%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Painters Competitor Landscape & Key Companies [PREMIUM]

The most influential companies in the Painters industry and adjacent industries either have large market share or are developing new business models and methods that could disrupt the status quo. We look at leading and emerging companies in the Painters industry and adjacent sectors:

Market Leaders:
Direct Competitors

Companies with the largest market share, focused in this industry
Market leaders:
Diversified Competitors

Largest companies that have diversified operations in this and other industries
Direct Competitors

Innovative, Emerging, and Disruptive Companies that may influence the future direction of the industry.
Diversified Competitors

Innovators and Disruptors in adjacent industries that may also affect the Painters industry.

Government Contracts

In 2022, the federal government spent a total of $115,426,725 on Painters. It has awarded 1087 contracts to 322 companies, with an average value of $358,468 per company.   

Most Recent Contracts Date Total Award Amount
Street 678 Bo. Pampanos
Vega Alta, PR
Jun 29, 2023$1,650