Spray Painter Salary

Spray Painters in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $16.41 per hour. Most Spray Painters like their work and job satisfaction is high. While some workers in this profession — close to one-half — do not have any health coverage, around half do receive medical benefits and nearly two in five have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$21,600 - $216,000
$22K
$35K
$220K
MEDIAN: $35,000
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$11.48 - $24.60
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MEDIAN: $16.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$21,600 - $216,000  
   
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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$24,360 - $59,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $24.60  
   
Overtime
$15.05 - $33.41  
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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$24,360 - $59,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 179

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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.


For Spray Painters, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $30K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $36K. Spray Painters claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of 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 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Spray Painter Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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