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Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salary

Art & Mirror Framers in the United States take home an average $11.88 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Just under a third enjoy medical while around one in six get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one in ten. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$14,876 - $80,790
(Median)
$15K
$30K
$81K
MEDIAN: $29,933
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$8.71 - $15.99
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$14,876 - $80,790  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $888  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $750  
Commission
$520 - $5,075  
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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$17,923 - $34,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.71 - $15.99  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $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 - $888  
   
Commission
$520 - $5,075  
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).
)
$17,923 - $34,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 302
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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 upper level Graphic Artist & Designer positions, where pay tends to be much higher. On average, Graphic Artists & Designers earn $35K per year.

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Art & Mirror Framers who responded to the survey report just a handful of 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. Many workers who know Customer Service also know Design.

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

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $21K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $25K. Art & Mirror Framers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $28K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $31K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$25,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Framer - Art, Mirrors, Pictures Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$25,000

Sales
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 68%