Art & Mirror Framers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $12.12 per hour. While geography and the specific company impact pay for this group, experience level is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to just over one in five, and around an eighth earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. More than half of Art & Mirror Framers (62 percent) survey participants are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $31,448
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$9.06 - $17.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$18,383 - $38,454  
   
Bonus
$51.06 - $3,915  
Commission
$1,500  
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$18,993 - $37,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $17.29  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $27.39  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$51.06 - $3,915  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$18,993 - $37,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199

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Job Description for Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures

A framer works in frame shops, photography studios, and museums in order to frame works of art, mirrors and photographs. Some positions may be full-time, while others may be part-time or seasonal.

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Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Tasks

  • Consult with client on design/layout of picture to frame.
  • Use all hand tools and computer tools available to create frame products.
  • Understand full line of framing products and corresponding prices.
  • Use artistic ability to make recommendations to client regarding glass, matting and frame options.

Common Career Paths for Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures


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Art & Mirror Framers often transition into Graphic Artist & Designer positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Graphic Artists & Designers earn $36K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures


Michaels Stores offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $21K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $18K to $27K.

Popular Skills for Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures


Survey takers who work as Art & Mirror Framers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Design, Customer Service, and Sales can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales and Customer Service. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures

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


For Art & Mirror Framers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $22K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $26K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Art & Mirror Framers make a median salary of $30K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $32K on average.

Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures in Boston:
"80% can be learned in weeks , the other 20% takes years."
Half of picture framing is design/sales , the other half is hand crafting the final product.

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Key Stats for Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salaries

National Average
$25,000

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Sales
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 78%
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