An Industrial Painter earns an average wage of AU$27.95 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$21.23 - AU$40.35
AU$21
AU$28
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$27.95
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$68
Hourly Rate AU$21.23 - AU$40.35
Overtime AU$29.15 - AU$68.01
Annual Data AU$0AU$97K
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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AU$44,475 - AU$97,858
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

Job Description for Industrial Painter

Industrial painter are responsible for applying paint, varnishes, and similar coatings to materials such as metals, woods, and plastics. They use various techniques to apply paint, including sprays, rollers, and brushes. Industrial painters are generally employed in the construction and manufacturing industries; many of these painters have a specific industry in which they work, such as automotive painting, house painting, painting the interiors and exteriors of buildings, painting the framework of bridges, and painting machinery of all different types and sizes. In addition to the painting itself, many (if not most) industrial painters are also responsible for cleaning and preparing the surface to be painted, removing previous finishes (including by sandblasting), and cleaning up of the area after each step of preparation and painting itself is done.

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Industrial Painter Tasks

  • Paint and apply finishing coats to in accordance to blueprints and/or customer specifications.
  • Set-up and maintain work areas and operate painting equipment in accordance to safety procedures.
  • Record and report working hours and material usage.
  • Maintain clean work areas, tool repair, and equipment inventory.
  • Inspect paint jobs and materials, adjusting colors and fixing defects.

Industrial Painter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Painter

Pay by Experience for an Industrial Painter has a positive trend. An entry-level Industrial Painter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Industrial Painter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Industrial Painter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$63,000 based on 38 salaries. An Industrial Painter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,281

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Industrial Painter

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Industrial Painter Salaries

▲29%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%