Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Painter, Construction and Maintenance is $15.30 per hour. A skill in Carpenter is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Painter, Construction and Maintenance Total Pay (?
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$20,096 - $82,287
(Median)
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82K
MEDIAN: $36,759
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Painter, Construction and Maintenance Total Pay (?
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$10.10 - $24.93
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$20,096 - $82,287  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,167  
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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$21,163 - $55,644  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 950
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $24.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.15 - $0.75  
Overtime
$15.12 - $35.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,167  
   
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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$21,163 - $55,644  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 950
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Job Description for Painter, Construction and Maintenance
  • 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
Seattle
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Chicago
up arrow 27%
National Average
$33,000
Atlanta
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Experience Affects Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$33,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salaries

Carpenter
up arrow 19%
Plumbing
up arrow 7%
National Average
$33,000
PAINTER
up arrow 13%
Painting
up arrow 30%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 56%
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