The average pay for a Painter/Paperhanger is $19.07 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Painter/Paperhanger Total Pay (?
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$29,799 - $70,469
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MEDIAN: $48,567
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Painter/Paperhanger Total Pay (?
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$10.17 - $33.76
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,799 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
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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$21,434 - $71,969  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $33.76  
   
Overtime
$13.82 - $43.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,907  
   
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).
)
$21,434 - $71,969  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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What is it like working as a Painter/Paperhanger?
Painter/Paperhanger in Toledo:
"Painting."
Pros: Having the ability to completely change and improve a customers home. Painting a new house from start to finish.
Cons: Sanding and the aches and pains associated with manual labor.

Experience Affects Painter/Paperhanger Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.
Gender
Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
45%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 70%
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