Spray Painter Salary

Men make up the majority of Spray Painters in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $16.52 per hour. While some workers in this profession — a little less than one-half — do not have any health coverage, close to one-half do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. Most Spray Painters report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$23,489 - $85,788
$23K
$39K
$86K
MEDIAN: $39,184
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$11.72 - $24.74
$12
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MEDIAN: $16.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$23,489 - $85,788  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$24,707 - $60,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $24.74  
   
Overtime
$15.22 - $33.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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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$24,707 - $60,118  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 180

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Spray Painter

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $31K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $36K. Spray Painters with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. Spray Painters who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $42K.

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Q: What is it like working as a Spray Painter?

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.

Key Stats for Spray Painter

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Spray Painter Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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