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 3,307
Paint and Coatings Establishments 470
Industry Wages $44,658
Industry Payroll $147,683,805
Exports 14,976,944

Alaska

Industry Employees 406
Paint and Coatings Establishments 117
Industry Wages $42,467
Industry Payroll $17,241,694
Exports 6,308

Arizona

Industry Employees 5,947
Paint and Coatings Establishments 587
Industry Wages $38,958
Industry Payroll $231,681,974
Exports 8,601,888

Arkansas

Industry Employees 1,799
Paint and Coatings Establishments 282
Industry Wages $38,033
Industry Payroll $68,422,149
Exports 14,057,109

California

Industry Employees 40,706
Paint and Coatings Establishments 5,432
Industry Wages $45,904
Industry Payroll $1,868,557,343
Exports 176,885,009

Colorado

Industry Employees 5,639
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,177
Industry Wages $42,749
Industry Payroll $241,062,367
Exports 7,954,232

Connecticut

Industry Employees 2,628
Paint and Coatings Establishments 595
Industry Wages $51,053
Industry Payroll $134,166,166
Exports 13,849,513

Delaware

Industry Employees 645
Paint and Coatings Establishments 123
Industry Wages $47,694
Industry Payroll $30,762,540
Exports 11,509,479

District of Columbia

Industry Employees 122
Paint and Coatings Establishments 18
Industry Wages $55,920
Industry Payroll $6,822,238
Exports 39,180

Florida

Industry Employees 22,705
Paint and Coatings Establishments 5,066
Industry Wages $37,886
Industry Payroll $860,190,801
Exports 68,629,678

Georgia

Industry Employees 7,108
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,306
Industry Wages $51,996
Industry Payroll $369,586,744
Exports 35,441,799
Exports by Country 200,589

Hawaii

Industry Employees 1,592
Paint and Coatings Establishments 202
Industry Wages $59,092
Industry Payroll $94,074,540
Exports 54,501

Idaho

Industry Employees 1,692
Paint and Coatings Establishments 403
Industry Wages $29,563
Industry Payroll $50,019,807
Exports 31,932

Illinois

Industry Employees 12,799
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,254
Industry Wages $59,327
Industry Payroll $759,323,939
Exports 308,949,920

Indiana

Industry Employees 5,643
Paint and Coatings Establishments 856
Industry Wages $45,423
Industry Payroll $256,320,008
Exports 44,136,494

Iowa

Industry Employees 2,074
Paint and Coatings Establishments 404
Industry Wages $37,634
Industry Payroll $78,053,390
Exports 6,292,214

Kansas

Industry Employees 2,325
Paint and Coatings Establishments 470
Industry Wages $37,164
Industry Payroll $86,405,535
Exports 6,868,546

Kentucky

Industry Employees 3,407
Paint and Coatings Establishments 510
Industry Wages $46,272
Industry Payroll $157,649,160
Exports 50,465,172

Louisiana

Industry Employees 3,939
Paint and Coatings Establishments 566
Industry Wages $44,856
Industry Payroll $176,688,040
Exports 8,623,690

Maine

Industry Employees 958
Paint and Coatings Establishments 314
Industry Wages $33,433
Industry Payroll $32,028,544
Exports 55,655

Maryland

Industry Employees 6,130
Paint and Coatings Establishments 976
Industry Wages $46,676
Industry Payroll $286,124,386
Exports 10,567,709

Massachusetts

Industry Employees 5,853
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,353
Industry Wages $52,534
Industry Payroll $307,484,148
Exports 41,617,872

Michigan

Industry Employees 9,890
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,128
Industry Wages $60,592
Industry Payroll $599,255,307
Exports 189,379,496

Minnesota

Industry Employees 5,485
Paint and Coatings Establishments 772
Industry Wages $57,067
Industry Payroll $313,009,788
Exports 62,772,039

Mississippi

Industry Employees 1,574
Paint and Coatings Establishments 270
Industry Wages $38,245
Industry Payroll $60,197,320
Exports 1,106,752

Missouri

Industry Employees 5,688
Paint and Coatings Establishments 810
Industry Wages $46,554
Industry Payroll $264,801,916
Exports 31,553,849

Montana

Industry Employees 1,074
Paint and Coatings Establishments 278
Industry Wages $34,260
Industry Payroll $36,795,412
Exports 342,917

Nebraska

Industry Employees 1,792
Paint and Coatings Establishments 383
Industry Wages $34,790
Industry Payroll $62,344,193
Exports 1,681,227

Nevada

Industry Employees 2,819
Paint and Coatings Establishments 318
Industry Wages $38,506
Industry Payroll $108,548,678
Exports 31,903,957

New Hampshire

Industry Employees 1,019
Paint and Coatings Establishments 261
Industry Wages $41,322
Industry Payroll $42,107,172
Exports 1,376,948

New Jersey

Industry Employees 6,761
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,250
Industry Wages $61,265
Industry Payroll $414,212,927
Exports 106,559,455

New Mexico

Industry Employees 1,267
Paint and Coatings Establishments 227
Industry Wages $33,792
Industry Payroll $42,814,674
Exports 395,661

New York

Industry Employees 14,900
Paint and Coatings Establishments 3,046
Industry Wages $52,550
Industry Payroll $782,990,162
Exports 71,296,657

North Carolina

Industry Employees 7,441
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,329
Industry Wages $45,398
Industry Payroll $337,807,196
Exports 34,086,151

North Dakota

Industry Employees 653
Paint and Coatings Establishments 140
Industry Wages $43,069
Industry Payroll $28,123,916
Exports 54,314

Ohio

Industry Employees 13,029
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,484
Industry Wages $61,000
Industry Payroll $794,773,441
Exports 175,350,224

Oklahoma

Industry Employees 2,489
Paint and Coatings Establishments 398
Industry Wages $39,378
Industry Payroll $98,012,377
Exports 1,685,530

Oregon

Industry Employees 5,822
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,051
Industry Wages $38,294
Industry Payroll $222,945,382
Exports 24,245,429

Pennsylvania

Industry Employees 9,068
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,494
Industry Wages $49,684
Industry Payroll $450,533,683
Exports 165,179,488

Rhode Island

Industry Employees 974
Paint and Coatings Establishments 252
Industry Wages $44,343
Industry Payroll $43,190,544
Exports 2,281,740

South Carolina

Industry Employees 3,918
Paint and Coatings Establishments 568
Industry Wages $45,518
Industry Payroll $178,341,271
Exports 13,847,561

South Dakota

Industry Employees 645
Paint and Coatings Establishments 160
Industry Wages $35,306
Industry Payroll $22,772,218
Exports 41,884

Tennessee

Industry Employees 4,249
Paint and Coatings Establishments 492
Industry Wages $49,759
Industry Payroll $211,426,431
Exports 11,855,995

Texas

Industry Employees 26,255
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,085
Industry Wages $52,446
Industry Payroll $1,376,958,498
Exports 207,151,524

Utah

Industry Employees 3,588
Paint and Coatings Establishments 609
Industry Wages $36,299
Industry Payroll $130,239,023
Exports 2,314,126

Vermont

Industry Employees 769
Paint and Coatings Establishments 209
Industry Wages $34,257
Industry Payroll $26,343,741
Exports 296,926

Virginia

Industry Employees 7,097
Paint and Coatings Establishments 1,246
Industry Wages $43,128
Industry Payroll $306,082,789
Exports 49,832,988

Washington

Industry Employees 10,174
Paint and Coatings Establishments 2,010
Industry Wages $39,697
Industry Payroll $403,879,048
Exports 30,022,644

West Virginia

Industry Employees 713
Paint and Coatings Establishments 143
Industry Wages $43,563
Industry Payroll $31,060,284
Exports 15,882,131

Wisconsin

Industry Employees 6,315
Paint and Coatings Establishments 814
Industry Wages $48,338
Industry Payroll $305,253,487
Exports 103,920,580

Wyoming

Industry Employees 557
Paint and Coatings Establishments 161
Industry Wages $33,088
Industry Payroll $18,430,020
Exports 0

Exports by Country 2,700

295,400 The U.S. paint and coatings industry employed 295,400 workers in 2016, adding 8,000 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, 2016

  1. 1 California 40,706
  2. 2 Texas 26,255
  3. 3 Florida 22,705
  4. 4 New York 14,900
  5. 5 Ohio 13,029
  6. 6 Illinois 12,799
  7. 7 Washington 10,174
  8. 8 Michigan 9,890
  9. 9 Pennsylvania 9,068
  10. 10 North Carolina 7,441
  11. 11 Georgia 7,108
  12. 12 Virginia 7,097
  13. 13 New Jersey 6,761
  14. 14 Wisconsin 6,315
  15. 15 Maryland 6,130
  16. 16 Arizona 5,947
  17. 17 Massachusetts 5,853
  18. 18 Oregon 5,822
  19. 19 Missouri 5,688
  20. 20 Indiana 5,643
  21. 21 Colorado 5,639
  22. 22 Minnesota 5,485
  23. 23 Tennessee 4,249
  24. 24 Louisiana 3,939
  25. 25 South Carolina 3,918
  26. 26 Utah 3,588
  27. 27 Kentucky 3,407
  28. 28 Alabama 3,307
  29. 29 Nevada 2,819
  30. 30 Connecticut 2,628
  31. 31 Oklahoma 2,489
  32. 32 Kansas 2,325
  33. 33 Iowa 2,074
  34. 34 Arkansas 1,799
  35. 35 Nebraska 1,792
  36. 36 Idaho 1,692
  37. 37 Hawaii 1,592
  38. 38 Mississippi 1,574
  39. 39 New Mexico 1,267
  40. 40 Montana 1,074
  41. 41 New Hampshire 1,019
  42. 42 Rhode Island 974
  43. 43 Maine 958
  44. 44 Vermont 769
  45. 45 West Virginia 713
  46. 46 North Dakota 653
  47. 47 Delaware 645
  48. 47 South Dakota 645
  49. 49 Wyoming 557
  50. 50 Alaska 406
  51. 51 District of Columbia 122
295,400

The U.S. paint and coatings industry employed 295,400 workers 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.

Top 10 Paint and Coatings Wages Ranking, 2016

  1. 1 New Jersey 61,265
  2. 2 Ohio 61,000
  3. 3 Michigan 60,592
  4. 4 Illinois 59,327
  5. 5 Hawaii 59,092
  6. 6 Minnesota 57,067
  7. 7 District of Columbia 55,920
  8. 8 New York 52,550
  9. 9 Massachusetts 52,534
  10. 10 Texas 52,446
  11. 11 Georgia 51,996
  12. 12 Connecticut 51,053
  13. 13 Tennessee 49,759
  14. 14 Pennsylvania 49,684
  15. 15 Wisconsin 48,338
  16. 16 Delaware 47,694
  17. 17 Maryland 46,676
  18. 18 Missouri 46,554
  19. 19 Kentucky 46,272
  20. 20 California 45,904
  21. 21 South Carolina 45,518
  22. 22 Indiana 45,423
  23. 23 North Carolina 45,398
  24. 24 Louisiana 44,856
  25. 25 Alabama 44,658
  26. 26 Rhode Island 44,343
  27. 27 West Virginia 43,563
  28. 28 Virginia 43,128
  29. 29 North Dakota 43,069
  30. 30 Colorado 42,749
  31. 31 Alaska 42,467
  32. 32 New Hampshire 41,322
  33. 33 Washington 39,697
  34. 34 Oklahoma 39,378
  35. 35 Arizona 38,958
  36. 36 Nevada 38,506
  37. 37 Oregon 38,294
  38. 38 Mississippi 38,245
  39. 39 Arkansas 38,033
  40. 40 Florida 37,886
  41. 41 Iowa 37,634
  42. 42 Kansas 37,164
  43. 43 Utah 36,299
  44. 44 South Dakota 35,306
  45. 45 Nebraska 34,790
  46. 46 Montana 34,260
  47. 47 Vermont 34,257
  48. 48 New Mexico 33,792
  49. 49 Maine 33,433
  50. 50 Wyoming 33,088
  51. 51 Idaho 29,563
$47,700

The U.S. paint and coatings industry paid an average annual wage of $47,700 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.

Top 10 States by Payroll

  1. 1 California 1,868,557,343
  2. 2 Texas 1,376,958,498
  3. 3 Florida 860,190,801
  4. 4 Ohio 794,773,441
  5. 5 New York 782,990,162
  6. 6 Illinois 759,323,939
  7. 7 Michigan 599,255,307
  8. 8 Pennsylvania 450,533,683
  9. 9 New Jersey 414,212,927
  10. 10 Washington 403,879,048
  11. 11 Georgia 369,586,744
  12. 12 North Carolina 337,807,196
  13. 13 Minnesota 313,009,788
  14. 14 Massachusetts 307,484,148
  15. 15 Virginia 306,082,789
  16. 16 Wisconsin 305,253,487
  17. 17 Maryland 286,124,386
  18. 18 Missouri 264,801,916
  19. 19 Indiana 256,320,008
  20. 20 Colorado 241,062,367
  21. 21 Arizona 231,681,974
  22. 22 Oregon 222,945,382
  23. 23 Tennessee 211,426,431
  24. 24 South Carolina 178,341,271
  25. 25 Louisiana 176,688,040
  26. 26 Kentucky 157,649,160
  27. 27 Alabama 147,683,805
  28. 28 Connecticut 134,166,166
  29. 29 Utah 130,239,023
  30. 30 Nevada 108,548,678
  31. 31 Oklahoma 98,012,377
  32. 32 Hawaii 94,074,540
  33. 33 Kansas 86,405,535
  34. 34 Iowa 78,053,390
  35. 35 Arkansas 68,422,149
  36. 36 Nebraska 62,344,193
  37. 37 Mississippi 60,197,320
  38. 38 Idaho 50,019,807
  39. 39 Rhode Island 43,190,544
  40. 40 New Mexico 42,814,674
  41. 41 New Hampshire 42,107,172
  42. 42 Montana 36,795,412
  43. 43 Maine 32,028,544
  44. 44 West Virginia 31,060,284
  45. 45 Delaware 30,762,540
  46. 46 North Dakota 28,123,916
  47. 47 Vermont 26,343,741
  48. 48 South Dakota 22,772,218
  49. 49 Wyoming 18,430,020
  50. 50 Alaska 17,241,694
  51. 51 District of Columbia 6,822,238
$14.1 billion

The payroll for the U.S. paint and coatings industry totaled more than $14.1 billion 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.

Paint and Coatings Establishments

  1. 1 California 5,432
  2. 2 Florida 5,066
  3. 3 New York 3,046
  4. 4 Illinois 2,254
  5. 5 Texas 2,085
  6. 6 Washington 2,010
  7. 7 Pennsylvania 1,494
  8. 8 Ohio 1,484
  9. 9 Massachusetts 1,353
  10. 10 North Carolina 1,329
  11. 11 Georgia 1,306
  12. 12 New Jersey 1,250
  13. 13 Virginia 1,246
  14. 14 Colorado 1,177
  15. 15 Michigan 1,128
  16. 16 Oregon 1,051
  17. 17 Maryland 976
  18. 18 Indiana 856
  19. 19 Wisconsin 814
  20. 20 Missouri 810
  21. 21 Minnesota 772
  22. 22 Utah 609
  23. 23 Connecticut 595
  24. 24 Arizona 587
  25. 25 South Carolina 568
  26. 26 Louisiana 566
  27. 27 Kentucky 510
  28. 28 Tennessee 492
  29. 29 Alabama 470
  30. 29 Kansas 470
  31. 31 Iowa 404
  32. 32 Idaho 403
  33. 33 Oklahoma 398
  34. 34 Nebraska 383
  35. 35 Nevada 318
  36. 36 Maine 314
  37. 37 Arkansas 282
  38. 38 Montana 278
  39. 39 Mississippi 270
  40. 40 New Hampshire 261
  41. 41 Rhode Island 252
  42. 42 New Mexico 227
  43. 43 Vermont 209
  44. 44 Hawaii 202
  45. 45 Wyoming 161
  46. 46 South Dakota 160
  47. 47 West Virginia 143
  48. 48 North Dakota 140
  49. 49 Delaware 123
  50. 50 Alaska 117
  51. 51 District of Columbia 18
46,900

The U.S. paint and coatings industry had some 46,900 establishments 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 State

  1. 1 Illinois 308,949,920
  2. 2 Texas 207,151,524
  3. 3 Michigan 189,379,496
  4. 4 California 176,885,009
  5. 5 Ohio 175,350,224
  6. 6 Pennsylvania 165,179,488
  7. 7 New Jersey 106,559,455
  8. 8 Wisconsin 103,920,580
  9. 9 New York 71,296,657
  10. 10 Florida 68,629,678
  11. 11 Minnesota 62,772,039
  12. 12 Kentucky 50,465,172
  13. 13 Virginia 49,832,988
  14. 14 Indiana 44,136,494
  15. 15 Massachusetts 41,617,872
  16. 16 Georgia 35,441,799
  17. 17 North Carolina 34,086,151
  18. 18 Nevada 31,903,957
  19. 19 Missouri 31,553,849
  20. 20 Washington 30,022,644
  21. 21 Oregon 24,245,429
  22. 22 West Virginia 15,882,131
  23. 23 Alabama 14,976,944
  24. 24 Arkansas 14,057,109
  25. 25 Connecticut 13,849,513
  26. 26 South Carolina 13,847,561
  27. 27 Tennessee 11,855,995
  28. 28 Delaware 11,509,479
  29. 29 Maryland 10,567,709
  30. 30 Louisiana 8,623,690
  31. 31 Arizona 8,601,888
  32. 32 Colorado 7,954,232
  33. 33 Kansas 6,868,546
  34. 34 Iowa 6,292,214
  35. 35 Utah 2,314,126
  36. 36 Rhode Island 2,281,740
  37. 37 Oklahoma 1,685,530
  38. 38 Nebraska 1,681,227
  39. 39 New Hampshire 1,376,948
  40. 40 Mississippi 1,106,752
  41. 41 New Mexico 395,661
  42. 42 Montana 342,917
  43. 43 Vermont 296,926
  44. 44 Maine 55,655
  45. 45 Hawaii 54,501
  46. 46 North Dakota 54,314
  47. 47 South Dakota 41,884
  48. 48 District of Columbia 39,180
  49. 49 Idaho 31,932
  50. 50 Alaska 6,308
  51. 51 Wyoming 0
$2.3 billion

The United States exported $2.3 billion in paint and coatings products in 2017.

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 1,034,351,907
  2. 2 Mexico 518,254,572
  3. 3 China 101,170,468
  4. 4 Japan 40,874,096
  5. 5 South Korea 35,462,619
  6. 6 Australia 28,902,922
  7. 7 United Kingdom 26,332,736
  8. 8 Singapore 26,079,796
  9. 9 Brazil 23,647,758
  10. 10 Taiwan 23,350,529
  11. 11 Netherlands 20,962,004
  12. 12 Hong Kong 20,125,085
  13. 13 India 19,779,652
  14. 14 Germany 19,512,488
  15. 15 Belgium 18,523,391
  16. 16 Colombia 17,628,875
  17. 17 Bahamas 15,666,150
  18. 18 Chile 15,651,091
  19. 19 Thailand 14,262,522
  20. 20 United Arab Emirates 13,311,132
  21. 21 Dominican Republic 12,866,847
  22. 22 Panama 12,086,732
  23. 23 Israel 11,320,376
  24. 24 Argentina 10,082,370
  25. 25 South Africa 9,979,129
  26. 26 Italy 9,698,682
  27. 27 Trinidad and Tobago 9,195,561
  28. 28 Costa Rica 8,595,641
  29. 29 Guatemala 7,807,240
  30. 30 Russia 7,561,852
  31. 31 Malaysia 7,290,491
  32. 32 Cameroon 7,221,407
  33. 33 Ecuador 7,123,593
  34. 34 New Zealand 6,845,121
  35. 35 Peru 6,718,535
  36. 36 Venezuela 6,461,452
  37. 37 Honduras 6,379,909
  38. 38 France 5,685,808
  39. 39 Spain 5,558,857
  40. 40 El Salvador 5,401,683
  41. 41 Ghana 4,842,490
  42. 42 Saudi Arabia 4,137,942
  43. 43 Vietnam 3,830,541
  44. 44 Iraq 3,661,185
  45. 45 Hungary 3,655,619
  46. 46 Cayman Islands 3,517,755
  47. 47 Indonesia 3,480,774
  48. 48 Turkey 3,403,797
  49. 49 Jamaica 3,046,697
  50. 50 Angola 2,745,403
  51. 51 Sint Maarten 2,743,987
  52. 52 Philippines 2,719,337
  53. 53 Bermuda 2,702,731
  54. 54 Bahrain 2,666,704
  55. 55 Poland 2,635,184
  56. 56 Antigua and Barbuda 2,524,699
  57. 57 Aruba 2,243,157
  58. 58 British Virgin Islands 2,058,468
  59. 59 Turks and Caicos Islands 2,041,517
  60. 60 Belize 1,997,497
  61. 61 Curacao 1,809,308
  62. 62 Ireland 1,671,185
  63. 63 Qatar 1,608,427
  64. 64 Kuwait 1,471,755
  65. 65 Sri Lanka 1,403,668
  66. 66 Norway 1,268,770
  67. 67 Switzerland 1,259,835
  68. 68 Oman 1,239,221
  69. 69 Barbados 1,168,791
  70. 70 Haiti 1,150,952
  71. 71 Sweden 1,146,589
  72. 72 Egypt 1,081,189
  73. 73 Lithuania 1,076,569
  74. 74 Nicaragua 1,019,052
  75. 75 Nigeria 998,466
  76. 76 Faroe Islands 859,446
  77. 77 Gabon 826,869
  78. 78 Anguilla 821,573
  79. 79 St Kitts and Nevis 798,242
  80. 80 Grenada 773,027
  81. 81 Algeria 770,713
  82. 82 St. Lucia 751,562
  83. 83 Portugal 737,761
  84. 84 Guyana 673,377
  85. 85 Czech Republic 664,202
  86. 86 Greece 574,121
  87. 87 Uruguay 570,434
  88. 88 Latvia 452,518
  89. 89 Morocco 430,850
  90. 90 Micronesia 429,946
  91. 91 Denmark 427,008
  92. 92 Pakistan 389,744
  93. 93 Finland 387,665
  94. 94 Bolivia 387,177
  95. 95 Equatorial Guinea 380,327
  96. 96 Ukraine 355,337
  97. 97 Kenya 354,979
  98. 98 Maldives 343,039
  99. 99 Lebanon 338,287
  100. 100 Slovakia 330,639
  101. 101 Austria 324,814
  102. 102 Bangladesh 317,802
  103. 103 Guinea 292,288
  104. 104 St Vincent and the Grenadines 287,936
  105. 105 Samoa 270,300
  106. 106 Marshall Islands 269,228
  107. 107 Jordan 254,133
  108. 108 Suriname 249,860
  109. 109 Chad 213,000
  110. 110 Georgia 200,589
  111. 111 Mauritius 190,320
  112. 112 French Polynesia 184,909
  113. 113 Yemen 173,417
  114. 114 Paraguay 159,579
  115. 115 Bulgaria 151,938
  116. 116 Kazakhstan 151,049
  117. 117 Afghanistan 150,491
  118. 118 Albania 145,197
  119. 119 Mongolia 140,901
  120. 120 Burma 120,647
  121. 121 Montserrat 117,077
  122. 122 Armenia 114,962
  123. 123 Romania 113,027
  124. 124 Croatia 101,804
  125. 125 Liberia 94,937
  126. 126 Mauritania 88,492
  127. 127 Solomon Islands 88,218
  128. 128 Sierra Leone 81,856
  129. 129 Iceland 79,156
  130. 130 Congo 74,224
  131. 131 Dominica 72,820
  132. 132 Djibouti 67,142
  133. 133 Ethiopia 65,333
  134. 134 Macau 57,025
  135. 135 Cyprus 54,372
  136. 136 Palau 43,378
  137. 137 Nepal 43,210
  138. 138 Gambia 42,663
  139. 139 Turkmenistan 37,032
  140. 140 Tunisia 36,646
  141. 141 Estonia 34,646
  142. 142 Monaco 32,738
  143. 143 Uganda 30,616
  144. 144 Brunei 30,135
  145. 145 Senegal 26,614
  146. 146 Swaziland 25,150
  147. 147 Belarus 23,722
  148. 148 Luxembourg 23,113
  149. 149 Mali 23,066
  150. 150 Benin 21,750
  151. 151 Cote d'Ivoire 19,329
  152. 152 Malta 18,510
  153. 153 New Caledonia 16,924
  154. 154 Mozambique 16,713
  155. 155 Slovenia 16,676
  156. 156 Tanzania 16,354
  157. 157 Zambia 14,228
  158. 158 Guadeloupe 12,608
  159. 159 Martinique 9,000
  160. 160 Fiji 6,780
  161. 161 French Guiana 6,575
  162. 162 Congo Dem. Rep. 6,098
  163. 163 Kiribati 5,814
  164. 164 Cook Islands 5,349
  165. 165 Cambodia 4,212
  166. 166 Botswana 4,145
  167. 167 Cape Verde 3,161
  168. 168 Azerbaijan 2,700
$2.3 billion

The United States exported $2.3 billion in paint and coatings products in 2017.

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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