Painter And Decorator Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Painter And Decorator is $23.30 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Painter And Decorator Total Pay (?
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$12.56 - $40.95
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $40.95  
   
Overtime
$17.50 - $40.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,328 - $91,237  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Job Description for Painter And Decorator
A painter and decorator works with homeowners and commercial business managers to design and create a color/decoration scheme for homes and businesses. This usually means talking with a client to determine particular likes and dislikes in regard to interior design and decoration, making suggestions, and creating an overall project plan that meets the needs of the client. Some clients have clear ideas for their project, while others may want the painter to take the lead and be responsible for developing overall themes and designs. Either way, the position requires considerable experience with interior design, excellent decoration and aesthetic skills, and knowledge of materials and techniques.
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Painter And Decorator Tasks
  • Clean up and store paint and painting tools and equipment in appropriate areas.
  • Remove old finishes by stripping, sanding, wire brushing and burning.
  • Cover surfaces with appropriate material for protection during painting and post appropriate paint signs.
  • Apply primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces for finish coats.
  • Coordinate with vendor in order to modify colors of paint, stain or varnish.

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Experience Affects Painter And Decorator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$50,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
47%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 76%
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