Painter Helper Salary

A Painter Helper earns an average wage of $12.25 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$14,352 - $58,175
(Median)
$14K
$30K
$58K
MEDIAN: $30,000
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$8.91 - $15.89
(Median)
$8
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$14,352 - $58,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $795  
Total Pay (?
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$18,596 - $36,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $15.89  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $795  
   
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).
)
$18,596 - $36,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Painter Helper

Painter helpers fulfill a labor-intensive position. Aspiring painters should have working knowledge of how to professionally ensure that surfaces are painted accurately, safely remove paint from surfaces, and identify potential troubling areas of painted or unpainted surfaces. They must also be able to effectively work alongside skilled painters and offer assistance as needed.

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Painter Helper Tasks

  • Clean up after painting, including removing tape and supplies.
  • Apply primer and paint to achieve desired look.
  • Clean, sand, and repair surfaces to prepare them for painting.
  • Ensure safety of work site, including storing supplies and equipment.

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Experience Affects Painter Helper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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