A Paint Technician earns an average wage of $15.19 per hour.

$31,704 - $58,958
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$59K
MEDIAN: $48,401
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50%
90%

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$10.25 - $25.05
(Median)
$10
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,704 - $58,958  
   
Bonus
$2,503  
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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$23,577 - $59,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $25.05  
   
Overtime
$14.97 - $40.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,503  
   
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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$23,577 - $59,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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.

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Experience Affects Paint Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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