Painter Automotive Salary

The average pay for a Painter Automotive is $17.19 per hour. A skill in color matching is associated with high pay for this job.
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$30,114 - $99,417
$30K
$56K
$99K
MEDIAN: $55,762
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50%
90%

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$12.19 - $24.71
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.19
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$30,114 - $99,417  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $9,839  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$9,887  
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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$26,509 - $71,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.19 - $24.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$16.32 - $39.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$248.32 - $9,839  
   
Commission
$9,887  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$26,509 - $71,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 596

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Job Description for Painter Automotive

An automotive painter is responsible for painting vehicle surfaces with spray paint equipment, power tools, and other relevant equipment. They also prepare the vehicle for painting, such as through sanding. Automotive painters are required to efficiently finish paint jobs on all types of vehicles using all paint types. They also need to be able to mix paint colors to get the customer's desired color for each order. Additionally, automotive painters are responsible for cleaning and maintaining the paint gun and other work equipment.

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Painter Automotive Tasks

  • Use primer, lacquer, resin, or other materials to paint surfaces of automotive units.
  • Remove dirt or grease from vehicle surfaces and prepare the vehicle for painting.
  • Remove old paint via a liquid paint remover, scraper, or other techniques.

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Pay by Experience Level for Painter Automotive

Pay by Experience for a Painter Automotive has a positive trend. An entry-level Painter Automotive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 256 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Painter Automotive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 251 salaries. An experienced Painter Automotive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 331 salaries. A Painter Automotive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 251 salaries.

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Key Stats for Painter Automotive

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Painter Automotive Salaries

▲25%

▲5%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Painter Automotive Salaries

color matching
▲20%


▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Automotive Painter
▼2%

PAINTER
▼3%

▼17%

Body work
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 50%