Automotive Paint Technician Salary
An Automotive Paint Technician earns an average wage of $15.55 per hour.
|Salary||$24,104 - $52,172|
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|$23,103 - $52,032|
|Hourly Rate||$10.33 - $22.44|
|Overtime||$14.49 - $34.47|
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Job Description for Automotive Paint Technician
Automotive paint technicians paint a variety of vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs, and must be able to lift heavy equipment and maneuver their bodies in many ways to properly paint these vehicles. When dealing with trucks and large cars, they may need to climb ladders or elevate themselves in various ways, and they typically work with spray painters, sanders, power tools, and other types of equipment.Read More...
These technicians work indoors in well-ventilated areas with open doors and/or windows to let air in, and work is rarely performed outdoors. They are employed primarily by body shops, custom paint shops, and automotive manufacturers, and may work with fellow technicians and mechanics and answer to shop owners and supervisors. In body shops, they also paint the newly-repaired areas of vehicles to match the rest of the car.
A high school diploma may be a minimum requirement for this position, and some employers provide on-the-job training while others may require a certification. Automotive paint technicians usually work during regular business hours and may occasionally work extended hours, and protective gear and clothing is necessary to work with paint and a variety of chemicals.
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