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 3,150
Paint and Coatings Establishments 460
Industry Wages $42,112
Industry Payroll $132,653,590
Exports 12,974,300

Alaska

Industry Employees 351
Paint and Coatings Establishments 116
Industry Wages $40,140
Industry Payroll $14,089,115
Exports 92,133

Arizona

Industry Employees 5,397
Paint and Coatings Establishments 634
Industry Wages $36,200
Industry Payroll $195,370,538
Exports 9,130,927

Arkansas

Industry Employees 1,489
Paint and Coatings Establishments 288
Industry Wages $34,088
Industry Payroll $50,757,371
Exports 19,851,188

California

Industry Employees 36,642
Paint and Coatings Establishments 5,260
Industry Wages $42,183
Industry Payroll $1,545,654,544
Exports 160,235,559

Colorado

Industry Employees 5,135
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,060
Industry Wages $39,935
Industry Payroll $205,067,205
Exports 8,690,790

Connecticut

Industry Employees 2,419
Paint and Coatings Establishments 574
Industry Wages $48,040
Industry Payroll $116,209,438
Exports 15,243,801

Delaware

Industry Employees 492
Paint and Coatings Establishments 121
Industry Wages $45,327
Industry Payroll $22,300,746
Exports 32,258,835

District of Columbia

Industry Employees 111
Paint and Coatings Establishments 24
Industry Wages $58,715
Industry Payroll $6,517,377
Exports 188,990

Florida

Industry Employees 19,801
Paint and Coatings Establishments 4,540
Industry Wages $35,451
Industry Payroll $701,966,895
Exports 77,808,279

Georgia

Industry Employees 6,871
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,143
Industry Wages $51,800
Industry Payroll $355,920,930
Exports 32,810,335
Exports by Country 481,643

Hawaii

Industry Employees 1,351
Paint and Coatings Establishments 196
Industry Wages $51,458
Industry Payroll $69,519,134
Exports 197,847

Idaho

Industry Employees 1,478
Paint and Coatings Establishments 349
Industry Wages $27,815
Industry Payroll $41,110,037
Exports 137,143

Illinois

Industry Employees 12,420
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,503
Industry Wages $56,065
Industry Payroll $696,328,426
Exports 298,357,209

Indiana

Industry Employees 5,541
Paint and Coatings Establishments 853
Industry Wages $42,269
Industry Payroll $234,211,006
Exports 37,808,073

Iowa

Industry Employees 1,939
Paint and Coatings Establishments 395
Industry Wages $35,087
Industry Payroll $68,033,703
Exports 7,200,358

Kansas

Industry Employees 2,386
Paint and Coatings Establishments 456
Industry Wages $36,742
Industry Payroll $87,665,934
Exports 9,441,370

Kentucky

Industry Employees 3,391
Paint and Coatings Establishments 512
Industry Wages $45,622
Industry Payroll $154,702,984
Exports 49,417,512

Louisiana

Industry Employees 5,700
Paint and Coatings Establishments 538
Industry Wages $39,366
Industry Payroll $224,386,390
Exports 8,895,812

Maine

Industry Employees 925
Paint and Coatings Establishments 285
Industry Wages $30,839
Industry Payroll $28,526,428
Exports 115,810

Maryland

Industry Employees 5,933
Paint and Coatings Establishments 958
Industry Wages $43,089
Industry Payroll $255,644,820
Exports 20,068,811

Massachusetts

Industry Employees 5,541
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,220
Industry Wages $51,502
Industry Payroll $285,370,154
Exports 31,521,366

Michigan

Industry Employees 9,449
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,146
Industry Wages $55,742
Industry Payroll $526,708,973
Exports 168,375,616

Minnesota

Industry Employees 4,972
Paint and Coatings Establishments 802
Industry Wages $60,644
Industry Payroll $301,520,986
Exports 28,114,117

Mississippi

Industry Employees 1,917
Paint and Coatings Establishments 237
Industry Wages $47,036
Industry Payroll $90,167,850
Exports 1,769,364

Missouri

Industry Employees 5,397
Paint and Coatings Establishments 836
Industry Wages $44,805
Industry Payroll $241,811,976
Exports 35,606,227

Montana

Industry Employees 989
Paint and Coatings Establishments 266
Industry Wages $32,601
Industry Payroll $32,242,657
Exports 377,209

Nebraska

Industry Employees 1,734
Paint and Coatings Establishments 368
Industry Wages $32,533
Industry Payroll $56,411,781
Exports 1,643,745

Nevada

Industry Employees 2,243
Paint and Coatings Establishments 305
Industry Wages $36,399
Industry Payroll $81,642,565
Exports 16,867,261

New Hampshire

Industry Employees 972
Paint and Coatings Establishments 251
Industry Wages $38,240
Industry Payroll $37,168,816
Exports 1,714,304

New Jersey

Industry Employees 6,563
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,208
Industry Wages $58,460
Industry Payroll $383,673,521
Exports 105,374,764

New Mexico

Industry Employees 1,160
Paint and Coatings Establishments 225
Industry Wages $31,457
Industry Payroll $36,490,035
Exports 642,291

New York

Industry Employees 14,193
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,940
Industry Wages $49,926
Industry Payroll $708,599,828
Exports 69,577,590

North Carolina

Industry Employees 7,194
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,278
Industry Wages $42,702
Industry Payroll $307,199,354
Exports 30,255,992

North Dakota

Industry Employees 646
Paint and Coatings Establishments 143
Industry Wages $42,674
Industry Payroll $27,567,412
Exports 21,046

Ohio

Industry Employees 12,923
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,490
Industry Wages $60,882
Industry Payroll $786,777,264
Exports 225,091,633

Oklahoma

Industry Employees 2,496
Paint and Coatings Establishments 407
Industry Wages $38,040
Industry Payroll $94,948,075
Exports 1,942,527

Oregon

Industry Employees 4,974
Paint and Coatings Establishments 950
Industry Wages $35,793
Industry Payroll $178,033,818
Exports 28,740,573

Pennsylvania

Industry Employees 8,764
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,493
Industry Wages $52,152
Industry Payroll $457,059,295
Exports 160,256,580

Rhode Island

Industry Employees 838
Paint and Coatings Establishments 254
Industry Wages $41,170
Industry Payroll $34,500,692
Exports 1,402,666

South Carolina

Industry Employees 3,658
Paint and Coatings Establishments 544
Industry Wages $44,492
Industry Payroll $162,750,727
Exports 9,852,221

South Dakota

Industry Employees 568
Paint and Coatings Establishments 143
Industry Wages $33,397
Industry Payroll $18,969,375
Exports 57,269

Tennessee

Industry Employees 4,110
Paint and Coatings Establishments 485
Industry Wages $46,405
Industry Payroll $190,723,857
Exports 7,164,475

Texas

Industry Employees 25,586
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,041
Industry Wages $51,645
Industry Payroll $1,321,389,250
Exports 262,391,903

Utah

Industry Employees 2,966
Paint and Coatings Establishments 563
Industry Wages $33,508
Industry Payroll $99,384,054
Exports 2,789,742

Vermont

Industry Employees 769
Paint and Coatings Establishments 202
Industry Wages $32,790
Industry Payroll $25,215,275
Exports 477,989

Virginia

Industry Employees 6,811
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,204
Industry Wages $41,968
Industry Payroll $285,846,264
Exports 36,556,724

Washington

Industry Employees 8,872
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,796
Industry Wages $38,179
Industry Payroll $338,723,753
Exports 24,722,573

West Virginia

Industry Employees 646
Paint and Coatings Establishments 139
Industry Wages $38,668
Industry Payroll $24,979,487
Exports 21,109,662

Wisconsin

Industry Employees 5,894
Paint and Coatings Establishments 784
Industry Wages $46,139
Industry Payroll $271,943,127
Exports 107,156,104

Wyoming

Industry Employees 478
Paint and Coatings Establishments 154
Industry Wages $29,546
Industry Payroll $14,123,100
Exports 47,608

Industry Payroll $0
Exports by Country 2,718

278,300 The U.S. paint and coatings industry employed 278,300 workers in 2014, adding 10,000 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, 2014

  1. 1 California 36,642
  2. 2 Texas 25,586
  3. 3 Florida 19,801
  4. 4 New York 14,193
  5. 5 Ohio 12,923
  6. 6 Illinois 12,420
  7. 7 Michigan 9,449
  8. 8 Washington 8,872
  9. 9 Pennsylvania 8,764
  10. 10 North Carolina 7,194
  11. 11 Georgia 6,871
  12. 12 Virginia 6,811
  13. 13 New Jersey 6,563
  14. 14 Maryland 5,933
  15. 15 Wisconsin 5,894
  16. 16 Louisiana 5,700
  17. 17 Indiana 5,541
  18. 17 Massachusetts 5,541
  19. 19 Arizona 5,397
  20. 19 Missouri 5,397
  21. 21 Colorado 5,135
  22. 22 Oregon 4,974
  23. 23 Minnesota 4,972
  24. 24 Tennessee 4,110
  25. 25 South Carolina 3,658
  26. 26 Kentucky 3,391
  27. 27 Alabama 3,150
  28. 28 Utah 2,966
  29. 29 Oklahoma 2,496
  30. 30 Connecticut 2,419
  31. 31 Kansas 2,386
  32. 32 Nevada 2,243
  33. 33 Iowa 1,939
  34. 34 Mississippi 1,917
  35. 35 Nebraska 1,734
  36. 36 Arkansas 1,489
  37. 37 Idaho 1,478
  38. 38 Hawaii 1,351
  39. 39 New Mexico 1,160
  40. 40 Montana 989
  41. 41 New Hampshire 972
  42. 42 Maine 925
  43. 43 Rhode Island 838
  44. 44 Vermont 769
  45. 45 North Dakota 646
  46. 45 West Virginia 646
  47. 47 South Dakota 568
  48. 48 Delaware 492
  49. 49 Wyoming 478
  50. 50 Alaska 351
  51. 51 District of Columbia 111
278,300

The U.S. paint and coatings industry employed 278,300 workers in 2014.

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, 2014

  1. 1 Ohio 60,882
  2. 2 Minnesota 60,644
  3. 3 District of Columbia 58,715
  4. 4 New Jersey 58,460
  5. 5 Illinois 56,065
  6. 6 Michigan 55,742
  7. 7 Pennsylvania 52,152
  8. 8 Georgia 51,800
  9. 9 Texas 51,645
  10. 10 Massachusetts 51,502
  11. 11 Hawaii 51,458
  12. 12 New York 49,926
  13. 13 Connecticut 48,040
  14. 14 Mississippi 47,036
  15. 15 Tennessee 46,405
  16. 16 Wisconsin 46,139
  17. 17 Kentucky 45,622
  18. 18 Delaware 45,327
  19. 19 Missouri 44,805
  20. 20 South Carolina 44,492
  21. 21 Maryland 43,089
  22. 22 North Carolina 42,702
  23. 23 North Dakota 42,674
  24. 24 Indiana 42,269
  25. 25 California 42,183
  26. 26 Alabama 42,112
  27. 27 Virginia 41,968
  28. 28 Rhode Island 41,170
  29. 29 Alaska 40,140
  30. 30 Colorado 39,935
  31. 31 Louisiana 39,366
  32. 32 West Virginia 38,668
  33. 33 New Hampshire 38,240
  34. 34 Washington 38,179
  35. 35 Oklahoma 38,040
  36. 36 Kansas 36,742
  37. 37 Nevada 36,399
  38. 38 Arizona 36,200
  39. 39 Oregon 35,793
  40. 40 Florida 35,451
  41. 41 Iowa 35,087
  42. 42 Arkansas 34,088
  43. 43 Utah 33,508
  44. 44 South Dakota 33,397
  45. 45 Vermont 32,790
  46. 46 Montana 32,601
  47. 47 Nebraska 32,533
  48. 48 New Mexico 31,457
  49. 49 Maine 30,839
  50. 50 Wyoming 29,546
  51. 51 Idaho 27,815
$44,300

The U.S. paint and coatings industry paid an average annual wage of $45,800 in 2014.

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 1,545,654,544
  2. 2 Texas 1,321,389,250
  3. 3 Ohio 786,777,264
  4. 4 New York 708,599,828
  5. 5 Florida 701,966,895
  6. 6 Illinois 696,328,426
  7. 7 Michigan 526,708,973
  8. 8 Pennsylvania 457,059,295
  9. 9 New Jersey 383,673,521
  10. 10 Georgia 355,920,930
  11. 11 Washington 338,723,753
  12. 12 North Carolina 307,199,354
  13. 13 Minnesota 301,520,986
  14. 14 Virginia 285,846,264
  15. 15 Massachusetts 285,370,154
  16. 16 Wisconsin 271,943,127
  17. 17 Maryland 255,644,820
  18. 18 Missouri 241,811,976
  19. 19 Indiana 234,211,006
  20. 20 Louisiana 224,386,390
  21. 21 Colorado 205,067,205
  22. 22 Arizona 195,370,538
  23. 23 Tennessee 190,723,857
  24. 24 Oregon 178,033,818
  25. 25 South Carolina 162,750,727
  26. 26 Kentucky 154,702,984
  27. 27 Alabama 132,653,590
  28. 28 Connecticut 116,209,438
  29. 29 Utah 99,384,054
  30. 30 Oklahoma 94,948,075
  31. 31 Mississippi 90,167,850
  32. 32 Kansas 87,665,934
  33. 33 Nevada 81,642,565
  34. 34 Hawaii 69,519,134
  35. 35 Iowa 68,033,703
  36. 36 Nebraska 56,411,781
  37. 37 Arkansas 50,757,371
  38. 38 Idaho 41,110,037
  39. 39 New Hampshire 37,168,816
  40. 40 New Mexico 36,490,035
  41. 41 Rhode Island 34,500,692
  42. 42 Montana 32,242,657
  43. 43 Maine 28,526,428
  44. 44 North Dakota 27,567,412
  45. 45 Vermont 25,215,275
  46. 46 West Virginia 24,979,487
  47. 47 Delaware 22,300,746
  48. 48 South Dakota 18,969,375
  49. 49 Wyoming 14,123,100
  50. 50 Alaska 14,089,115
  51. 51 District of Columbia 6,517,377
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$12.7 billion

The payroll for the U.S. paint and coatings industry totaled more than $12.7 billion in 2014.

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 5,260
  2. 2 Florida 4,540
  3. 3 New York 2,940
  4. 4 Illinois 2,503
  5. 5 Texas 2,041
  6. 6 Washington 1,796
  7. 7 Pennsylvania 1,493
  8. 8 Ohio 1,490
  9. 9 North Carolina 1,278
  10. 10 Massachusetts 1,220
  11. 11 New Jersey 1,208
  12. 12 Virginia 1,204
  13. 13 Michigan 1,146
  14. 14 Georgia 1,143
  15. 15 Colorado 1,060
  16. 16 Maryland 958
  17. 17 Oregon 950
  18. 18 Indiana 853
  19. 19 Missouri 836
  20. 20 Minnesota 802
  21. 21 Wisconsin 784
  22. 22 Arizona 634
  23. 23 Connecticut 574
  24. 24 Utah 563
  25. 25 South Carolina 544
  26. 26 Louisiana 538
  27. 27 Kentucky 512
  28. 28 Tennessee 485
  29. 29 Alabama 460
  30. 30 Kansas 456
  31. 31 Oklahoma 407
  32. 32 Iowa 395
  33. 33 Nebraska 368
  34. 34 Idaho 349
  35. 35 Nevada 305
  36. 36 Arkansas 288
  37. 37 Maine 285
  38. 38 Montana 266
  39. 39 Rhode Island 254
  40. 40 New Hampshire 251
  41. 41 Mississippi 237
  42. 42 New Mexico 225
  43. 43 Vermont 202
  44. 44 Hawaii 196
  45. 45 Wyoming 154
  46. 46 North Dakota 143
  47. 46 South Dakota 143
  48. 48 West Virginia 139
  49. 49 Delaware 121
  50. 50 Alaska 116
  51. 51 District of Columbia 24
45,000

The U.S. paint and coatings industry had some 45,000 establishments in 2014.

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 298,357,209
  2. 2 Texas 262,391,903
  3. 3 Ohio 225,091,633
  4. 4 Michigan 168,375,616
  5. 5 Pennsylvania 160,256,580
  6. 6 California 160,235,559
  7. 7 Wisconsin 107,156,104
  8. 8 New Jersey 105,374,764
  9. 9 Florida 77,808,279
  10. 10 New York 69,577,590
  11. 11 Kentucky 49,417,512
  12. 12 Indiana 37,808,073
  13. 13 Virginia 36,556,724
  14. 14 Missouri 35,606,227
  15. 15 Georgia 32,810,335
  16. 16 Delaware 32,258,835
  17. 17 Massachusetts 31,521,366
  18. 18 North Carolina 30,255,992
  19. 19 Oregon 28,740,573
  20. 20 Minnesota 28,114,117
  21. 21 Washington 24,722,573
  22. 22 West Virginia 21,109,662
  23. 23 Maryland 20,068,811
  24. 24 Arkansas 19,851,188
  25. 25 Nevada 16,867,261
  26. 26 Connecticut 15,243,801
  27. 27 Alabama 12,974,300
  28. 28 South Carolina 9,852,221
  29. 29 Kansas 9,441,370
  30. 30 Arizona 9,130,927
  31. 31 Louisiana 8,895,812
  32. 32 Colorado 8,690,790
  33. 33 Iowa 7,200,358
  34. 34 Tennessee 7,164,475
  35. 35 Utah 2,789,742
  36. 36 Oklahoma 1,942,527
  37. 37 Mississippi 1,769,364
  38. 38 New Hampshire 1,714,304
  39. 39 Nebraska 1,643,745
  40. 40 Rhode Island 1,402,666
  41. 41 New Mexico 642,291
  42. 42 Vermont 477,989
  43. 43 Montana 377,209
  44. 44 Hawaii 197,847
  45. 45 District of Columbia 188,990
  46. 46 Idaho 137,143
  47. 47 Maine 115,810
  48. 48 Alaska 92,133
  49. 49 South Dakota 57,269
  50. 50 Wyoming 47,608
  51. 51 North Dakota 21,046
$2.3 billion

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

  1. 1 Canada 1,018,251,359
  2. 2 Mexico 514,973,702
  3. 3 China 82,493,465
  4. 4 United Kingdom 42,648,084
  5. 5 Australia 38,004,746
  6. 6 Thailand 37,503,472
  7. 7 Japan 35,734,535
  8. 8 South Korea 34,945,453
  9. 9 Netherlands 23,703,995
  10. 10 Taiwan 23,677,823
  11. 11 Brazil 23,651,000
  12. 12 Hong Kong 20,969,440
  13. 13 Venezuela 19,846,466
  14. 14 Colombia 19,238,840
  15. 15 Germany 19,220,194
  16. 16 Singapore 17,723,859
  17. 17 India 17,238,512
  18. 18 Bahamas 15,934,860
  19. 19 Chile 15,563,661
  20. 20 United Arab Emirates 14,967,996
  21. 21 Trinidad & Tobago 11,247,732
  22. 22 Dominican Republic 10,507,707
  23. 23 Panama 10,221,959
  24. 24 Italy 10,013,646
  25. 25 Belgium 9,662,515
  26. 26 Argentina 9,158,311
  27. 27 Costa Rica 9,133,726
  28. 28 Malaysia 8,513,206
  29. 29 Israel 8,455,154
  30. 30 Ecuador 8,049,551
  31. 31 Peru 7,877,003
  32. 32 Russia 7,610,097
  33. 33 Saudi Arabia 7,573,804
  34. 34 France 7,470,713
  35. 35 South Africa 7,180,904
  36. 36 New Zealand 6,933,364
  37. 37 Guatemala 6,856,689
  38. 38 Spain 6,225,219
  39. 39 Philippines 5,646,932
  40. 40 Honduras 5,329,470
  41. 41 Chad 4,889,691
  42. 42 Turkey 4,645,356
  43. 43 Indonesia 4,353,423
  44. 44 Curacao 4,141,139
  45. 45 Sint Maarten 3,948,836
  46. 46 Ghana 3,401,997
  47. 47 Vietnam 3,205,704
  48. 48 El Salvador 3,171,925
  49. 49 Cayman Islands 3,140,242
  50. 50 Egypt 2,917,285
  51. 51 Jamaica 2,857,185
  52. 52 Bermuda 2,808,110
  53. 53 Virgin Islands (British) 2,615,311
  54. 54 Qatar 2,499,859
  55. 55 Poland 2,395,133
  56. 56 Belize 2,251,153
  57. 57 Aruba 2,087,284
  58. 58 Hungary 2,031,202
  59. 59 Kuwait 1,867,622
  60. 60 Cameroon 1,770,379
  61. 61 Sweden 1,651,023
  62. 62 Norway 1,596,228
  63. 63 Ireland 1,398,672
  64. 64 Oman 1,385,590
  65. 65 Denmark 1,371,678
  66. 66 Switzerland 1,299,829
  67. 67 Barbados 1,251,629
  68. 68 Nigeria 1,226,456
  69. 69 Turks & Caicos Islands 1,198,723
  70. 70 Haiti 1,197,049
  71. 71 Bahrain 1,178,622
  72. 72 Guyana 1,169,153
  73. 73 Angola 1,074,071
  74. 74 Algeria 898,188
  75. 75 St. Kitts & Nevis 798,130
  76. 76 St. Lucia 721,313
  77. 77 Macau 705,611
  78. 78 Uruguay 705,086
  79. 79 Portugal 697,778
  80. 80 Nicaragua 694,694
  81. 81 Tanzania 685,837
  82. 82 Sri Lanka 683,029
  83. 83 Antigua & Barbuda 682,695
  84. 84 Czech Republic 634,278
  85. 85 Lithuania 613,701
  86. 86 Anguilla 573,750
  87. 87 Greece 569,493
  88. 88 Paraguay 552,528
  89. 89 Equatorial Guinea 541,407
  90. 90 St. Vincent & the Grenadines 522,688
  91. 91 Micronesia (Federated States of) 508,324
  92. 92 Maldives 496,972
  93. 93 Georgia 481,643
  94. 94 Bolivia 471,087
  95. 95 Morocco 452,129
  96. 96 Jordan 446,321
  97. 97 Samoa (Western) 418,721
  98. 98 Grenada 408,991
  99. 99 Guinea 390,775
  100. 100 Congo 365,366
  101. 101 Estonia 364,249
  102. 102 Pakistan 359,406
  103. 103 Ukraine 356,678
  104. 104 Faroe Islands 355,120
  105. 105 Bangladesh 323,171
  106. 106 French Polynesia 306,830
  107. 107 Lebanon 304,999
  108. 108 Austria 302,220
  109. 109 Finland 280,094
  110. 110 Suriname 225,634
  111. 111 Latvia 214,383
  112. 112 Dominica 207,201
  113. 113 Kazakhstan 200,556
  114. 114 Brunei Darussalam 192,188
  115. 115 Slovakia 181,323
  116. 116 Armenia 173,534
  117. 117 Kenya 160,984
  118. 118 Romania 155,689
  119. 119 Mozambique 134,996
  120. 120 Moldova 132,975
  121. 121 Turkmenistan 125,832
  122. 122 Mauritius 125,680
  123. 123 Montserrat 124,827
  124. 124 Bulgaria 119,363
  125. 125 Ethiopia 108,648
  126. 126 Sierra Leone 108,343
  127. 127 Mauritania 102,441
  128. 128 Iraq 95,785
  129. 129 Yemen 91,326
  130. 130 Myanmar 81,068
  131. 131 Libya 69,648
  132. 132 Iceland 68,104
  133. 133 Marshall Islands 63,801
  134. 134 Djibouti 62,062
  135. 135 Cyprus 61,457
  136. 136 Palau 58,504
  137. 137 Guadeloupe 55,128
  138. 138 Slovenia 52,099
  139. 139 Uganda 41,305
  140. 140 Afghanistan 41,216
  141. 141 Azerbaijan 38,604
  142. 142 Gabon 37,006
  143. 143 Croatia 36,644
  144. 144 Kyrgyzstan 32,449
  145. 145 Liberia 32,384
  146. 146 Mongolia 28,934
  147. 147 Madagascar 26,691
  148. 148 Fiji 26,353
  149. 149 Monaco 22,556
  150. 150 Cote d' Ivoire 21,390
  151. 151 Mali 19,082
  152. 152 Tunisia 18,693
  153. 153 Albania 17,914
  154. 154 San Marino 15,186
  155. 155 Malta 15,102
  156. 156 Niger 14,608
  157. 157 Gambia 14,451
  158. 158 Botswana 13,972
  159. 159 Namibia 13,375
  160. 160 Serbia 12,510
  161. 161 New Caledonia 10,307
  162. 162 Vanuatu 8,845
  163. 163 Zambia 7,082
  164. 164 Papua New Guinea 7,080
  165. 165 Rwanda 5,681
  166. 166 Belarus 4,874
  167. 167 Martinique 4,024
  168. 168 Seychelles 3,873
  169. 169 Cambodia 3,795
  170. 170 Senegal 3,560
  171. 171 Luxembourg 3,160
  172. 172 Congo Dem. Rep. 3,098
  173. 173 Bosnia & Herzegovina 2,833
  174. 174 Kiribati 2,718
$2.3 billion

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


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