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Paint Technician Salary

A Paint Technician earns an average wage of $14.33 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
$26,553 - $64,780
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,534
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$9.56 - $19.14
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,553 - $64,780  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,433  
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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$21,051 - $54,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.56 - $19.14  
   
Overtime
$13.05 - $32.95  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,433  
   
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).
)
$21,051 - $54,643  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
United States (change)

Job Description for Paint Technician

  • Delineate between slight differences in color.
  • Paint surfaces quickly and efficiently, working repetitively throughout the day.
  • Sand, prime, and otherwise prepare surfaces for painting.
  • Adhere to all state and federal safety guidelines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Paint Technician

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

Experience Affects Paint Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%