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Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salary

Pay for Art & Mirror Framers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $11.99 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $8.72 per hour and $16.00. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Though the majority of Art & Mirror Framers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Female Art & Mirror Framers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (61 percent) are women. Slightly less than a third enjoy medical while roughly a sixth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one-tenth. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$16,441 - $81,396
(Median)
$16K
$30K
$81K
MEDIAN: $30,229
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$8.72 - $16.00
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$16,441 - $81,396  
   
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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$18,055 - $35,229  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate 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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.72 - $16.00  
   
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).
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$18,055 - $35,229  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Graphic Artist & Designer, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $36K per year.

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Survey takers who work as Art & Mirror Framers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Customer Service, Design, and Sales can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales. Competency in Customer Service frequently indicates knowledge of Design.

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

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


Art & Mirror Framers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $21K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $24K. Art & Mirror Framers bring in $28K after working for 10 to 20 years. Art & Mirror Framers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $32K.

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Experience Affects Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$25,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salaries

Design
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$25,000

Sales
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 30% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 68%
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