The average pay for a Painter, Construction and Maintenance is $16.06 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Carpenter and Flooring Installation. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$24,114 - $77,526
(Median)
$24K
$36K
$78K
MEDIAN: $36,404
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$11.02 - $26.80
(Median)
$11
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,114 - $77,526  
   
Bonus
$194.58 - $1,510  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$23,636 - $59,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.02 - $26.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.06  
Overtime
$17.34 - $44.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$194.58 - $1,510  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$23,636 - $59,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 355
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Job Description for Painter, Construction and Maintenance

A construction and maintenance painter helps maintain the fresh appearance of buildings' interior and exterior by repainting them as required. He or she also adds paint to structures during the last part of construction as well, typically as a subcontractor using specifications from a blueprint or instructions from the construction foreman or manager. The painter is typically required to do detailing work, applying even-drying, good-quality coats of paint to walls, railings, doors and frames.

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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

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What is it like working as a Painter, Construction and Maintenance?

Painter, Construction and Maintenance in Norman:
"If it's possible for me to fix it, I will. Or I will replace."
Pros: Helping people and their families, doing something different every day. Always learning more about the functions of different things.
Cons: Get very little respect for the use of my time. Have to many people who think they are the boss. Little consideration of my life with my family.

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Experience Affects Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salaries

Carpenter
up arrow 17%

Flooring Installation
up arrow 15%

Carpentry
up arrow 8%

National Average
$36,000

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PAINTER
up arrow 13%

Drywall
up arrow 13%

ELECTRICAL
up arrow 14%

Maintenance
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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