A Painter Helper earns an average wage of $11.97 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$14,400 - $60,000
(Median)
$14K
$25K
$60K
MEDIAN: $25,019
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$9.06 - $15.26
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$14,400 - $60,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,458 - $39,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $15.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$12.50  
Overtime
$9.70 - $23.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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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$19,458 - $39,394  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Job Description for Painter Helper

Painter helpers assist with prep work and cleanup, as well as sanding, taping, and grinding, associated with painting projects. They work with a variety of power tools to prep, paint, and clean these areas, and they may work indoors or outdoors depending on the employer and particular project.

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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 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 57%
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