Automotive Paint Technician Salary

An Automotive Paint Technician earns an average wage of $15.42 per hour.

$24,104 - $51,244
$24K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,625
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50%
90%

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$10.67 - $22.67
$11
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.42
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,104 - $51,244  
   
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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$23,293 - $51,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $22.67  
   
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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$23,293 - $51,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Paint Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Paint Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Paint Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Automotive Paint Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 17 salaries. An Automotive Paint Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 23 salaries.

Key Stats for Automotive Paint Technician

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Automotive Paint Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲17%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
▼17%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 51%