Spray Painter Salary

An average Spray Painter in the United States can expect to take home roughly $15.30 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $10.65 per hour and $20.33. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by over a third. Work is enjoyable for Spray Painters, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$26,757 - $63,728
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$64K
MEDIAN: $39,000
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$10.65 - $20.33
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,757 - $63,728  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,717  
Profit Sharing
$404.52  
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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$23,826 - $48,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.65 - $20.33  
   
Overtime
$14.96 - $29.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,717  
   
Profit Sharing
$404.52  
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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$23,826 - $48,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Job Description for Spray Painter

coatings to the exterior body sections of cars and trucks. Spray painters may also work as a part of a dedicated paint crew in construction, typically providing exterior paintings and coatings for houses and commercial buildings.

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Spray Painter Tasks

  • Weigh or measure all chemicals, coatings, or paints before use.
  • Determine paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality using viscometers and visual inspections.
  • Operate additional machinery that adds anti-rust property to paints, glaze, or silver and copper solutions.
  • Use formulas and automated paint mixing equipment to generate appropriate paint mixtures.
  • Adjust machine valves to regulate temperature, speed and circulation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Spray Painter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Spray Painters do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $29K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $35K. Spray Painters bring in $36K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $37K on average.

Spray Painter Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Spray Painter in nashville tennessee:
First thing you find out what scale paid on that job see superintendent do your orientation then you better be ready to run with the sprayer all day long have fun take safety measures check all equipment make sure its running right.

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Experience Affects Spray Painter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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