Spray Painter Salary

Pay for Spray Painters in the United States sits in the ballpark of $15.30 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $10.65 per hour and $20.33. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by more than a third. Most Spray Painters like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$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.


For many Spray Painters, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $29K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $35K. For Spray Painters, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $36K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $37K.

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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