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Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salary

Average Art & Mirror Framers in the United States make around $12.05 per hour. Compensation ranges between $8.75 per hour and $16.18. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Art & Mirror Framers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Female Art & Mirror Framers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 61 percent of professionals. Just under a third enjoy medical while approximately one-seventh get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one in ten. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$16,547 - $80,790
(Median)
$17K
$31K
$81K
MEDIAN: $30,506
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$8.75 - $16.18
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$16,547 - $80,790  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $580  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $750  
Commission
$500 - $2,500  
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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$18,107 - $35,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.75 - $16.18  
   
Overtime
$1.54 - $25.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $580  
   
Commission
$500 - $2,500  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $750  
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).
)
$18,107 - $35,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 292
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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

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

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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Art & Mirror Framers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Design, Customer Service, and Sales can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales. Employees educated in Customer Service are typically practiced in Design, too.

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. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $21K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $24K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $29K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $32K.

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Experience Affects Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$26,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salaries

Design
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$26,000

Sales
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 70%
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