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Painter Salary

The average rate for a Painter is $15.35 per hour.
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$21,401 - $69,290
(Median)
$21K
$37K
$69K
MEDIAN: $37,438
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90%

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$10.26 - $24.78
(Median)
$10
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$21,401 - $69,290  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,044  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $2,457  
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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$21,613 - $53,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $24.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.38 - $1.29  
Overtime
$14.53 - $36.88  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,044  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $2,457  
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).
)
$21,613 - $53,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,688

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Job Description for Painter

Painters work in a variety of disciplines; they may be construction painters who paint houses and buildings, for example, or they may be artists who produce works of fine art.

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Painter Tasks

  • Perform post-project clean up of the area, paint supplies and equipment.
  • Perform pre-painting preparation such as scraping, patching and sanding.
  • Paint of exterior and interior areas of properties.
  • Perform tasks involving varnishing or other surface covers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Painter

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

Pay Difference by Location

Painter Reviews

What is it like working as a Painter?

Painter in Tulsa:
"Painting."
Pros: I enjoy the guys I work with and Fridays at 5 because I have 2 days off.
Cons: The ladies in the office try to push me past my limits with the amount of work they give me every day.

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Experience Affects Painter Salaries



National Average
$33,000



Skills That Affect Painter Salaries

spray
up arrow 7%

PAINTER
up arrow 4%

Carpentry
up arrow 4%

spraying
up arrow 4%

paint
0%

National Average
$33,000

Painting
up arrow 4%

Drywall
up arrow 8%

Team Leadership
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 65%