Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Painter, Construction and Maintenance is $15.33 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salary (?
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$20,325 - $81,423
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37,203
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Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salary (?
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$10.09 - $25.06
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$20,325 - $81,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,037  
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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$21,166 - $56,523  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $25.06  
   
Overtime
$15.06 - $36.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,037  
   
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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$21,166 - $56,523  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 728
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Job Description for Painter, Construction and Maintenance

Jobs under the title "painter, construction and maintenance" can range anywhere from a painting position in an apartment block or assisted living facility to an industrial painter with responsibilities related to the assembly and disassembly of scaffolding and welding. The job functions depend on the employer and position, and they may include many aspects of the industrial arts.
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Painter, Construction and Maintenance Tasks
  • Remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting.
  • Paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns.
  • Cover surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper for protection during painting and post appropriate paint signs.
  • Clean up and store paint and painting tools and equipment in appropriate areas.
  • Mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency.

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Pay by Experience Level for Painter, Construction and Maintenance

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

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
up arrow 39%
Seattle
up arrow 37%
National Average
$34,000
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Experience Affects Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$34,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salaries

Plumbing
up arrow 6%
National Average
$34,000
Painting
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 56%
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