The average rate for a Painter Automotive is $15.82 per hour.
Painter Automotive Total Pay (?
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$26,367 - $85,453
(Median)
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64K
85K
MEDIAN: $49,144
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Painter Automotive Total Pay (?
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$10.52 - $22.61
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$26,367 - $85,453  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,071  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $2,350  
Commission
$0.00 - $48,500  
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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$23,762 - $66,100  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 596
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.52 - $22.61  
   
Overtime
$14.88 - $33.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,071  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $48,500  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $2,350  
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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$23,762 - $66,100  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | 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
  • Remove old paint via a liquid paint remover, scraper, or other techniques.
  • Remove dirt or grease from vehicle surfaces and prepare the vehicle for painting.
  • Use primer, lacquer, resin, or other materials to paint surfaces of automotive units.
Pay by Experience Level for Painter Automotive
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Painter Automotive Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$37,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%
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Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 48%
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