Painter Automotive Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Painter Automotive is $15.88 per hour.
Painter Automotive Total Pay (?
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$28,295 - $88,417
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,188
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Painter Automotive Total Pay (?
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$10.76 - $22.48
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$28,295 - $88,417  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
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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$23,974 - $67,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.76 - $22.48  
   
Overtime
$14.88 - $33.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
   
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).
)
$23,974 - $67,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 564
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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.

Common Career Paths for Painter Automotive

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Pay by Experience Level for Painter Automotive

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Pay Difference By Location

Atlanta
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Seattle
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National Average
$37,000
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Experience Affects Painter Automotive Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
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
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 48%
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