The average rate for a Painter And Decorator is $20.54 per hour.

$17,940 - $100,334
$18K
$48K
$100K
MEDIAN: $47,932
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90%

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$12.35 - $40.58
$12
$21
$41
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$17,940 - $100,334  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$25,899 - $91,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $40.58  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.77  
Overtime
$14.79 - $63.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$25,899 - $91,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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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

  • Apply primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces for finish coats.
  • Coordinate with vendor in order to modify colors of paint, stain or varnish.
  • Cover surfaces with appropriate material for protection during painting and post appropriate paint signs.
  • Clean up and store paint and painting tools and equipment in appropriate areas.
  • Remove old finishes by stripping, sanding, wire brushing and burning.

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Pay by Experience Level for Painter And Decorator

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

Key Stats for Painter And Decorator

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
51%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Painter And Decorator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
51%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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