Aircraft Painter Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Aircraft Painter is $17.55 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Aircraft Painter Total Pay (?
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$11.74 - $24.72
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $24.72  
   
Overtime
$18.01 - $52.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,977  
   
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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$25,095 - $66,537  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Job Description for Aircraft Painter
  • Prepare surfaces for painting via sanding, stripping, priming, and cleaning.
  • Paint logos, colors, and other specifications as directed.
  • Paint all major components of an airplane, from interior to exterior.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Painter
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Aircraft Painter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%
Late-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$40,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 10 votes.
Gender
Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%
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