An Automotive Paint Technician earns an average wage of $15.55 per hour.

$24,104 - $52,172
$24K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,625
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50%
90%

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$10.33 - $22.44
$10
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,104 - $52,172  
   
Bonus
$1,820  
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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$23,103 - $52,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.33 - $22.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$14.49 - $34.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,820  
   
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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$23,103 - $52,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Paint Technician

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

Key Stats for Automotive Paint Technician

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
039
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Automotive Paint Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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