A Painter earns an average wage of AU$27.75 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$39,529 - AU$75,848
AU$40K
AU$55K
AU$76K
MEDIAN: AU$55,226
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AU$19.72 - AU$39.28
AU$20
AU$28
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$27.75
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$39,529 - AU$75,848  
   
Bonus
AU$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,154 - AU$81,574  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$19.72 - AU$39.28  
   
Overtime
AU$25.17 - AU$69.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,154 - AU$81,574  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 333
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Pay by Experience Level for Painter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$57,880

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Painter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Painter?

Painter in Melbourne:
`"$My Painting Experience."`
Pros: The thing I most enjoy is knowing what I am doing as I have done it for over four years now, I enjoy the difference in a job once everything is completed also.
Cons: Not been trusted or given a chance to be independent and prove myself.

Key Stats for Painter

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Painter Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
AU$58,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Painter Salaries

National Average
AU$58,000

PAINTER
▼9%

▼10%

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 91%
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