American Coatings Association


Economic Contributions

Paints and coatings provide real value and are necessary for protecting and preserving the objects to which they are applied. Coatings are applied to almost everything we own and use, prolonging usefulness and providing protection from scratches, rust, and corrosion. The following facts highlight the significant contributions industry makes to the U.S. economy and the people employed by the industry.

 

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Alabama

Industry Employees 3,207
Paint and Coatings Establishments 461
Industry Wages $44,022
Industry Payroll $141,178,721
Exports 16,085,456

Alaska

Industry Employees 408
Paint and Coatings Establishments 114
Industry Wages $42,468
Industry Payroll $17,327,147
Exports 59,845

Arizona

Industry Employees 5,396
Paint and Coatings Establishments 622
Industry Wages $37,709
Industry Payroll $203,475,737
Exports 10,298,365

Arkansas

Industry Employees 1,847
Paint and Coatings Establishments 278
Industry Wages $38,008
Industry Payroll $70,201,168
Exports 15,276,837

California

Industry Employees 38,618
Paint and Coatings Establishments 5,402
Industry Wages $45,015
Industry Payroll $1,738,385,856
Exports 177,118,291

Colorado

Industry Employees 5,341
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,131
Industry Wages $40,941
Industry Payroll $218,664,183
Exports 8,071,406

Connecticut

Industry Employees 2,569
Paint and Coatings Establishments 584
Industry Wages $49,707
Industry Payroll $127,697,937
Exports 16,382,048

Delaware

Industry Employees 509
Paint and Coatings Establishments 124
Industry Wages $45,869
Industry Payroll $23,347,129
Exports 39,484,771

District of Columbia

Industry Employees 120
Paint and Coatings Establishments 19
Industry Wages $49,277
Industry Payroll $5,913,250
Exports 63,701

Florida

Industry Employees 21,143
Paint and Coatings Establishments 4,807
Industry Wages $36,908
Industry Payroll $780,339,552
Exports 73,136,068

Georgia

Industry Employees 7,264
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,249
Industry Wages $52,643
Industry Payroll $382,399,258
Exports 24,881,008
Exports by Country 564,921

Hawaii

Industry Employees 1,406
Paint and Coatings Establishments 199
Industry Wages $53,410
Industry Payroll $75,094,573
Exports 5,575

Idaho

Industry Employees 1,518
Paint and Coatings Establishments 364
Industry Wages $28,601
Industry Payroll $43,416,822
Exports 134,182

Illinois

Industry Employees 12,729
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,395
Industry Wages $59,052
Industry Payroll $751,669,118
Exports 299,236,025

Indiana

Industry Employees 5,700
Paint and Coatings Establishments 864
Industry Wages $43,927
Industry Payroll $250,382,727
Exports 33,298,881

Iowa

Industry Employees 2,090
Paint and Coatings Establishments 407
Industry Wages $36,766
Industry Payroll $76,841,007
Exports 10,922,056

Kansas

Industry Employees 2,181
Paint and Coatings Establishments 452
Industry Wages $34,786
Industry Payroll $75,868,160
Exports 7,433,292

Kentucky

Industry Employees 3,529
Paint and Coatings Establishments 512
Industry Wages $45,288
Industry Payroll $159,820,938
Exports 46,505,561

Louisiana

Industry Employees 4,180
Paint and Coatings Establishments 550
Industry Wages $44,514
Industry Payroll $186,066,766
Exports 7,591,184

Maine

Industry Employees 912
Paint and Coatings Establishments 292
Industry Wages $32,031
Industry Payroll $29,212,537
Exports 143,481

Maryland

Industry Employees 6,011
Paint and Coatings Establishments 959
Industry Wages $45,286
Industry Payroll $272,212,433
Exports 12,660,372

Massachusetts

Industry Employees 5,621
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,266
Industry Wages $52,826
Industry Payroll $296,937,659
Exports 35,204,221

Michigan

Industry Employees 9,682
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,140
Industry Wages $59,574
Industry Payroll $576,793,713
Exports 198,784,857

Minnesota

Industry Employees 5,400
Paint and Coatings Establishments 786
Industry Wages $58,695
Industry Payroll $316,955,305
Exports 34,311,003

Mississippi

Industry Employees 1,670
Paint and Coatings Establishments 231
Industry Wages $37,486
Industry Payroll $62,600,861
Exports 1,029,817

Missouri

Industry Employees 5,522
Paint and Coatings Establishments 818
Industry Wages $45,964
Industry Payroll $253,812,130
Exports 31,188,965

Montana

Industry Employees 1,083
Paint and Coatings Establishments 273
Industry Wages $34,023
Industry Payroll $36,847,171
Exports 381,751

Nebraska

Industry Employees 1,797
Paint and Coatings Establishments 374
Industry Wages $33,003
Industry Payroll $59,306,408
Exports 1,571,998

Nevada

Industry Employees 2,381
Paint and Coatings Establishments 307
Industry Wages $35,406
Industry Payroll $84,301,453
Exports 24,565,827

New Hampshire

Industry Employees 992
Paint and Coatings Establishments 252
Industry Wages $41,025
Industry Payroll $40,697,157
Exports 2,219,577

New Jersey

Industry Employees 6,565
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,218
Industry Wages $59,788
Industry Payroll $392,508,328
Exports 102,401,190

New Mexico

Industry Employees 1,237
Paint and Coatings Establishments 227
Industry Wages $32,621
Industry Payroll $40,352,412
Exports 481,234

New York

Industry Employees 14,431
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,924
Industry Wages $51,418
Industry Payroll $742,019,116
Exports 75,576,212

North Carolina

Industry Employees 7,216
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,306
Industry Wages $44,056
Industry Payroll $317,905,206
Exports 33,852,415

North Dakota

Industry Employees 622
Paint and Coatings Establishments 150
Industry Wages $40,816
Industry Payroll $25,387,257
Exports 11,260

Ohio

Industry Employees 13,069
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,488
Industry Wages $63,929
Industry Payroll $835,491,322
Exports 187,931,328

Oklahoma

Industry Employees 2,486
Paint and Coatings Establishments 394
Industry Wages $38,918
Industry Payroll $96,749,386
Exports 2,378,720

Oregon

Industry Employees 5,379
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,000
Industry Wages $36,764
Industry Payroll $197,754,511
Exports 25,452,453

Pennsylvania

Industry Employees 8,773
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,485
Industry Wages $49,301
Industry Payroll $432,520,728
Exports 145,915,650

Rhode Island

Industry Employees 933
Paint and Coatings Establishments 257
Industry Wages $44,416
Industry Payroll $41,440,506
Exports 1,526,303

South Carolina

Industry Employees 3,806
Paint and Coatings Establishments 565
Industry Wages $44,280
Industry Payroll $168,531,352
Exports 9,530,454

South Dakota

Industry Employees 628
Paint and Coatings Establishments 152
Industry Wages $32,338
Industry Payroll $20,308,348
Exports 39,680

Tennessee

Industry Employees 4,310
Paint and Coatings Establishments 494
Industry Wages $48,029
Industry Payroll $207,003,062
Exports 10,842,082

Texas

Industry Employees 26,645
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,055
Industry Wages $52,236
Industry Payroll $1,391,815,989
Exports 241,074,571

Utah

Industry Employees 3,326
Paint and Coatings Establishments 579
Industry Wages $37,288
Industry Payroll $124,019,383
Exports 2,496,049

Vermont

Industry Employees 804
Paint and Coatings Establishments 203
Industry Wages $32,763
Industry Payroll $26,341,540
Exports 540,911

Virginia

Industry Employees 7,073
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,241
Industry Wages $42,747
Industry Payroll $302,349,049
Exports 46,515,654

Washington

Industry Employees 9,685
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,908
Industry Wages $39,047
Industry Payroll $378,165,972
Exports 29,419,062

West Virginia

Industry Employees 718
Paint and Coatings Establishments 140
Industry Wages $41,818
Industry Payroll $30,025,216
Exports 14,444,437

Wisconsin

Industry Employees 6,162
Paint and Coatings Establishments 813
Industry Wages $47,454
Industry Payroll $292,413,732
Exports 91,978,859

Wyoming

Industry Employees 499
Paint and Coatings Establishments 159
Industry Wages $32,425
Industry Payroll $16,180,236
Exports 0

Exports by Country 3,083

287,400 The U.S. paint and coatings industry employed 287,400 workers in 2015, adding 9,000 jobs from the previous year.

The paint and coatings industry is not only integral to providing products that sustain our infrastructure and myriad objects to which they are applied, but is also provides jobs for its thousands of employees, and end-use customers. See how the states rank in terms of industry employment, wages, payroll, number of establishments, and exports.

Top 10 Paint and Coatings Employment Ranking, 2015

  1. 1 California 38,618
  2. 2 Texas 26,645
  3. 3 Florida 21,143
  4. 4 New York 14,431
  5. 5 Ohio 13,069
  6. 6 Illinois 12,729
  7. 7 Washington 9,685
  8. 8 Michigan 9,682
  9. 9 Pennsylvania 8,773
  10. 10 Georgia 7,264
  11. 11 North Carolina 7,216
  12. 12 Virginia 7,073
  13. 13 New Jersey 6,565
  14. 14 Wisconsin 6,162
  15. 15 Maryland 6,011
  16. 16 Indiana 5,700
  17. 17 Massachusetts 5,621
  18. 18 Missouri 5,522
  19. 19 Minnesota 5,400
  20. 20 Arizona 5,396
  21. 21 Oregon 5,379
  22. 22 Colorado 5,341
  23. 23 Tennessee 4,310
  24. 24 Louisiana 4,180
  25. 25 South Carolina 3,806
  26. 26 Kentucky 3,529
  27. 27 Utah 3,326
  28. 28 Alabama 3,207
  29. 29 Connecticut 2,569
  30. 30 Oklahoma 2,486
  31. 31 Nevada 2,381
  32. 32 Kansas 2,181
  33. 33 Iowa 2,090
  34. 34 Arkansas 1,847
  35. 35 Nebraska 1,797
  36. 36 Mississippi 1,670
  37. 37 Idaho 1,518
  38. 38 Hawaii 1,406
  39. 39 New Mexico 1,237
  40. 40 Montana 1,083
  41. 41 New Hampshire 992
  42. 42 Rhode Island 933
  43. 43 Maine 912
  44. 44 Vermont 804
  45. 45 West Virginia 718
  46. 46 South Dakota 628
  47. 47 North Dakota 622
  48. 48 Delaware 509
  49. 49 Wyoming 499
  50. 50 Alaska 408
  51. 51 District of Columbia 120
278,300

The U.S. paint and coatings industry employed 287,400 workers in 2015.

Labor market statistics are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Labor statistics were derived using the following NAICS codes: 238320 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors; 325510 Paint and Coating Manufacturing; 424950 Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; and 444120 Paint and Wallpaper Stores. Trade statistics were derived from U.S. Bureau of the Census data and are reported on a Census or Customs basis. State export statistics are drawn from the Origin of Movement (OM) series compiled by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Top 10 Paint and Coatings Wages Ranking, 2015

  1. 1 Ohio 63,929
  2. 2 New Jersey 59,788
  3. 3 Michigan 59,574
  4. 4 Illinois 59,052
  5. 5 Minnesota 58,695
  6. 6 Hawaii 53,410
  7. 7 Massachusetts 52,826
  8. 8 Georgia 52,643
  9. 9 Texas 52,236
  10. 10 New York 51,418
  11. 11 Connecticut 49,707
  12. 12 Pennsylvania 49,301
  13. 13 District of Columbia 49,277
  14. 14 Tennessee 48,029
  15. 15 Wisconsin 47,454
  16. 16 Missouri 45,964
  17. 17 Delaware 45,869
  18. 18 Kentucky 45,288
  19. 19 Maryland 45,286
  20. 20 California 45,015
  21. 21 Louisiana 44,514
  22. 22 Rhode Island 44,416
  23. 23 South Carolina 44,280
  24. 24 North Carolina 44,056
  25. 25 Alabama 44,022
  26. 26 Indiana 43,927
  27. 27 Virginia 42,747
  28. 28 Alaska 42,468
  29. 29 West Virginia 41,818
  30. 30 New Hampshire 41,025
  31. 31 Colorado 40,941
  32. 32 North Dakota 40,816
  33. 33 Washington 39,047
  34. 34 Oklahoma 38,918
  35. 35 Arkansas 38,008
  36. 36 Arizona 37,709
  37. 37 Mississippi 37,486
  38. 38 Utah 37,288
  39. 39 Florida 36,908
  40. 40 Iowa 36,766
  41. 41 Oregon 36,764
  42. 42 Nevada 35,406
  43. 43 Kansas 34,786
  44. 44 Montana 34,023
  45. 45 Nebraska 33,003
  46. 46 Vermont 32,763
  47. 47 New Mexico 32,621
  48. 48 Wyoming 32,425
  49. 49 South Dakota 32,338
  50. 50 Maine 32,031
  51. 51 Idaho 28,601
$47,200

The U.S. paint and coatings industry paid an average annual wage of $47,200 in 2015.

Labor market statistics are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Labor statistics were derived using the following NAICS codes: 238320 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors; 325510 Paint and Coating Manufacturing; 424950 Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; and 444120 Paint and Wallpaper Stores. Trade statistics were derived from U.S. Bureau of the Census data and are reported on a Census or Customs basis. State export statistics are drawn from the Origin of Movement (OM) series compiled by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Top 10 States by Payroll

  1. 1 California 1,738,385,856
  2. 2 Texas 1,391,815,989
  3. 3 Ohio 835,491,322
  4. 4 Florida 780,339,552
  5. 5 Illinois 751,669,118
  6. 6 New York 742,019,116
  7. 7 Michigan 576,793,713
  8. 8 Pennsylvania 432,520,728
  9. 9 New Jersey 392,508,328
  10. 10 Georgia 382,399,258
  11. 11 Washington 378,165,972
  12. 12 North Carolina 317,905,206
  13. 13 Minnesota 316,955,305
  14. 14 Virginia 302,349,049
  15. 15 Massachusetts 296,937,659
  16. 16 Wisconsin 292,413,732
  17. 17 Maryland 272,212,433
  18. 18 Missouri 253,812,130
  19. 19 Indiana 250,382,727
  20. 20 Colorado 218,664,183
  21. 21 Tennessee 207,003,062
  22. 22 Arizona 203,475,737
  23. 23 Oregon 197,754,511
  24. 24 Louisiana 186,066,766
  25. 25 South Carolina 168,531,352
  26. 26 Kentucky 159,820,938
  27. 27 Alabama 141,178,721
  28. 28 Connecticut 127,697,937
  29. 29 Utah 124,019,383
  30. 30 Oklahoma 96,749,386
  31. 31 Nevada 84,301,453
  32. 32 Iowa 76,841,007
  33. 33 Kansas 75,868,160
  34. 34 Hawaii 75,094,573
  35. 35 Arkansas 70,201,168
  36. 36 Mississippi 62,600,861
  37. 37 Nebraska 59,306,408
  38. 38 Idaho 43,416,822
  39. 39 Rhode Island 41,440,506
  40. 40 New Hampshire 40,697,157
  41. 41 New Mexico 40,352,412
  42. 42 Montana 36,847,171
  43. 43 West Virginia 30,025,216
  44. 44 Maine 29,212,537
  45. 45 Vermont 26,341,540
  46. 46 North Dakota 25,387,257
  47. 47 Delaware 23,347,129
  48. 48 South Dakota 20,308,348
  49. 49 Alaska 17,327,147
  50. 50 Wyoming 16,180,236
  51. 51 District of Columbia 5,913,250
$13.6 billion

The payroll for the U.S. paint and coatings industry totaled more than $13.6 billion in 2015.

Labor market statistics are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Labor statistics were derived using the following NAICS codes: 238320 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors; 325510 Paint and Coating Manufacturing; 424950 Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; and 444120 Paint and Wallpaper Stores. Trade statistics were derived from U.S. Bureau of the Census data and are reported on a Census or Customs basis. State export statistics are drawn from the Origin of Movement (OM) series compiled by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paint and Coatings Establishments

  1. 1 California 5,402
  2. 2 Florida 4,807
  3. 3 New York 2,924
  4. 4 Illinois 2,395
  5. 5 Texas 2,055
  6. 6 Washington 1,908
  7. 7 Ohio 1,488
  8. 8 Pennsylvania 1,485
  9. 9 North Carolina 1,306
  10. 10 Massachusetts 1,266
  11. 11 Georgia 1,249
  12. 12 Virginia 1,241
  13. 13 New Jersey 1,218
  14. 14 Michigan 1,140
  15. 15 Colorado 1,131
  16. 16 Oregon 1,000
  17. 17 Maryland 959
  18. 18 Indiana 864
  19. 19 Missouri 818
  20. 20 Wisconsin 813
  21. 21 Minnesota 786
  22. 22 Arizona 622
  23. 23 Connecticut 584
  24. 24 Utah 579
  25. 25 South Carolina 565
  26. 26 Louisiana 550
  27. 27 Kentucky 512
  28. 28 Tennessee 494
  29. 29 Alabama 461
  30. 30 Kansas 452
  31. 31 Iowa 407
  32. 32 Oklahoma 394
  33. 33 Nebraska 374
  34. 34 Idaho 364
  35. 35 Nevada 307
  36. 36 Maine 292
  37. 37 Arkansas 278
  38. 38 Montana 273
  39. 39 Rhode Island 257
  40. 40 New Hampshire 252
  41. 41 Mississippi 231
  42. 42 New Mexico 227
  43. 43 Vermont 203
  44. 44 Hawaii 199
  45. 45 Wyoming 159
  46. 46 South Dakota 152
  47. 47 North Dakota 150
  48. 48 West Virginia 140
  49. 49 Delaware 124
  50. 50 Alaska 114
  51. 51 District of Columbia 19
46,000

The U.S. paint and coatings industry had some 46,000 establishments in 2015.

Labor market statistics are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Labor statistics were derived using the following NAICS codes: 238320 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors; 325510 Paint and Coating Manufacturing; 424950 Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; and 444120 Paint and Wallpaper Stores. Trade statistics were derived from U.S. Bureau of the Census data and are reported on a Census or Customs basis. State export statistics are drawn from the Origin of Movement (OM) series compiled by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Exports By State

  1. 1 Illinois 299,236,025
  2. 2 Texas 241,074,571
  3. 3 Michigan 198,784,857
  4. 4 Ohio 187,931,328
  5. 5 California 177,118,291
  6. 6 Pennsylvania 145,915,650
  7. 7 New Jersey 102,401,190
  8. 8 Wisconsin 91,978,859
  9. 9 New York 75,576,212
  10. 10 Florida 73,136,068
  11. 11 Virginia 46,515,654
  12. 12 Kentucky 46,505,561
  13. 13 Delaware 39,484,771
  14. 14 Massachusetts 35,204,221
  15. 15 Minnesota 34,311,003
  16. 16 North Carolina 33,852,415
  17. 17 Indiana 33,298,881
  18. 18 Missouri 31,188,965
  19. 19 Washington 29,419,062
  20. 20 Oregon 25,452,453
  21. 21 Georgia 24,881,008
  22. 22 Nevada 24,565,827
  23. 23 Connecticut 16,382,048
  24. 24 Alabama 16,085,456
  25. 25 Arkansas 15,276,837
  26. 26 West Virginia 14,444,437
  27. 27 Maryland 12,660,372
  28. 28 Iowa 10,922,056
  29. 29 Tennessee 10,842,082
  30. 30 Arizona 10,298,365
  31. 31 South Carolina 9,530,454
  32. 32 Colorado 8,071,406
  33. 33 Louisiana 7,591,184
  34. 34 Kansas 7,433,292
  35. 35 Utah 2,496,049
  36. 36 Oklahoma 2,378,720
  37. 37 New Hampshire 2,219,577
  38. 38 Nebraska 1,571,998
  39. 39 Rhode Island 1,526,303
  40. 40 Mississippi 1,029,817
  41. 41 Vermont 540,911
  42. 42 New Mexico 481,234
  43. 43 Montana 381,751
  44. 44 Maine 143,481
  45. 45 Idaho 134,182
  46. 46 District of Columbia 63,701
  47. 47 Alaska 59,845
  48. 48 South Dakota 39,680
  49. 49 North Dakota 11,260
  50. 50 Hawaii 5,575
  51. 51 Wyoming 0
$2.3 billion

The United States exported $2.3 billion in paint and coatings products in 2016.

Labor market statistics are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Labor statistics were derived using the following NAICS codes: 238320 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors; 325510 Paint and Coating Manufacturing; 424950 Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; and 444120 Paint and Wallpaper Stores. Trade statistics were derived from U.S. Bureau of the Census data and are reported on a Census or Customs basis. State export statistics are drawn from the Origin of Movement (OM) series compiled by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.

Exports by Country

  1. 1 Canada 1,040,857,987
  2. 2 Mexico 490,984,288
  3. 3 China 93,633,026
  4. 4 Thailand 42,055,573
  5. 5 Japan 37,099,644
  6. 6 Australia 33,743,226
  7. 7 South Korea 32,809,399
  8. 8 United Kingdom 27,870,078
  9. 9 Germany 21,941,599
  10. 10 Hong Kong 21,547,821
  11. 11 Brazil 20,543,571
  12. 12 Venezuela 18,674,135
  13. 13 Taiwan 18,518,037
  14. 14 Singapore 18,134,239
  15. 15 Chile 16,393,333
  16. 16 Bahamas 16,299,007
  17. 17 Colombia 15,892,296
  18. 18 Netherlands 15,460,162
  19. 19 Belgium 15,193,032
  20. 20 India 15,044,867
  21. 21 Costa Rica 13,737,572
  22. 22 United Arab Emirates 13,106,812
  23. 23 Dominican Republic 12,230,952
  24. 24 Panama 10,602,211
  25. 25 Argentina 10,126,558
  26. 26 Italy 9,152,664
  27. 27 Honduras 9,103,017
  28. 28 Trinidad & Tobago 9,084,623
  29. 29 Israel 8,843,546
  30. 30 Malaysia 8,312,499
  31. 31 New Zealand 8,061,339
  32. 32 Ecuador 7,856,342
  33. 33 Philippines 7,474,138
  34. 34 Spain 7,244,003
  35. 35 Guatemala 7,087,280
  36. 36 Saudi Arabia 6,751,300
  37. 37 South Africa 6,718,379
  38. 38 Russia 6,184,074
  39. 39 France 6,078,557
  40. 40 Peru 5,966,759
  41. 41 Vietnam 4,863,133
  42. 42 Indonesia 4,653,370
  43. 43 Turkey 4,538,264
  44. 44 Ghana 4,155,904
  45. 45 El Salvador 3,846,993
  46. 46 Cayman Islands 3,380,642
  47. 47 Cameroon 3,223,900
  48. 48 Jamaica 3,073,256
  49. 49 Sint Maarten 2,747,401
  50. 50 Poland 2,669,949
  51. 51 Bermuda 2,669,927
  52. 52 Qatar 2,543,873
  53. 53 Aruba 2,239,956
  54. 54 Bahrain 2,234,152
  55. 55 Belize 2,143,079
  56. 56 Hungary 2,053,764
  57. 57 Virgin Islands (British) 2,018,781
  58. 58 Kuwait 2,004,316
  59. 59 Curacao 1,924,182
  60. 60 Antigua & Barbuda 1,656,785
  61. 61 Chad 1,629,394
  62. 62 Turks & Caicos Islands 1,489,652
  63. 63 Barbados 1,322,657
  64. 64 Sri Lanka 1,314,754
  65. 65 Switzerland 1,300,414
  66. 66 Sweden 1,293,952
  67. 67 Haiti 1,288,257
  68. 68 Nicaragua 1,191,472
  69. 69 Angola 1,147,407
  70. 70 Oman 1,134,520
  71. 71 Norway 1,133,767
  72. 72 St. Lucia 1,007,846
  73. 73 Greece 961,454
  74. 74 Guyana 942,142
  75. 75 Ireland 884,064
  76. 76 Portugal 883,189
  77. 77 Lithuania 796,090
  78. 78 St. Kitts & Nevis 780,133
  79. 79 Latvia 752,435
  80. 80 Iraq 731,330
  81. 81 Lebanon 697,932
  82. 82 Egypt 694,470
  83. 83 Faroe Islands 662,622
  84. 84 Algeria 659,421
  85. 85 Denmark 621,340
  86. 86 Nigeria 586,207
  87. 87 Uruguay 579,817
  88. 88 Georgia 564,921
  89. 89 Suriname 564,067
  90. 90 Bangladesh 492,657
  91. 91 Anguilla 479,458
  92. 92 Micronesia (Federated States of) 461,235
  93. 93 Marshall Islands 460,901
  94. 94 Afghanistan 454,200
  95. 95 Kazakhstan 453,291
  96. 96 Pakistan 441,250
  97. 97 Maldives 441,117
  98. 98 Equatorial Guinea 438,383
  99. 99 Czech Republic 419,791
  100. 100 Guinea 370,676
  101. 101 Grenada 368,643
  102. 102 Samoa (Western) 345,707
  103. 103 Morocco 333,269
  104. 104 Austria 318,379
  105. 105 Bolivia 317,283
  106. 106 Djibouti 300,544
  107. 107 Romania 298,521
  108. 108 Jordan 291,946
  109. 109 St. Vincent & the Grenadines 248,073
  110. 110 Cyprus 220,389
  111. 111 Finland 217,538
  112. 112 Mauritius 194,973
  113. 113 Armenia 190,119
  114. 114 Paraguay 182,330
  115. 115 Brunei Darussalam 179,796
  116. 116 French Polynesia 176,929
  117. 117 Senegal 173,714
  118. 118 Slovakia 169,152
  119. 119 Kenya 153,812
  120. 120 Ethiopia 151,953
  121. 121 Ukraine 130,542
  122. 122 Guadeloupe 115,677
  123. 123 Mauritania 112,644
  124. 124 Macau 98,599
  125. 125 Estonia 96,930
  126. 126 Yemen 91,966
  127. 127 Montserrat 88,960
  128. 128 Mali 88,338
  129. 129 Albania 86,241
  130. 130 Gabon 85,721
  131. 131 Dominica 81,641
  132. 132 Liberia 79,102
  133. 133 Tanzania 73,994
  134. 134 Sierra Leone 67,818
  135. 135 Congo 62,837
  136. 136 Myanmar 59,456
  137. 137 Malta 48,806
  138. 138 Moldova 46,393
  139. 139 Bulgaria 45,504
  140. 140 Martinique 42,807
  141. 141 Croatia 40,118
  142. 142 Iceland 29,084
  143. 143 Gambia 24,500
  144. 144 Uganda 22,550
  145. 145 Slovenia 19,318
  146. 146 Belarus 19,284
  147. 147 Tunisia 18,131
  148. 148 Luxembourg 16,979
  149. 149 Cook Islands 14,870
  150. 150 Azerbaijan 14,015
  151. 151 Cape Verde 11,289
  152. 152 Reunion 10,955
  153. 153 Serbia 10,515
  154. 154 Seychelles 10,383
  155. 155 Togo 8,697
  156. 156 New Caledonia 8,300
  157. 157 Kiribati 6,750
  158. 158 Bosnia & Herzegovina 5,657
  159. 159 Niger 5,329
  160. 160 Kosovo 5,164
  161. 161 Fiji 4,250
  162. 162 Cambodia 3,960
  163. 163 Zambia 3,169
  164. 164 Cote d' Ivoire 3,083
$2.3 billion

The United States exported $2.3 billion in paint and coatings products in 2016.

Labor market statistics are from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. Labor statistics were derived using the following NAICS codes: 238320 Painting and Wall Covering Contractors; 325510 Paint and Coating Manufacturing; 424950 Paint, Varnish, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; and 444120 Paint and Wallpaper Stores. Trade statistics were derived from U.S. Bureau of the Census data and are reported on a Census or Customs basis. State export statistics are drawn from the Origin of Movement (OM) series compiled by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.


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