Average Industrial Painter Hourly Pay in Australia

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The average hourly pay for an Industrial Painter in Australia is AU$27.04.
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Hourly Rate
AU$21 - AU$38
AU$0 - AU$181
Total Pay
AU$43,367 - AU$81,661

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Job Description for Industrial Painter

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.

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Industrial Painter
Coatings Inspector
Spray Painter
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Industrial Painter

Skills in Team Leadership, Safety Compliance and Machine Operation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Painter

An early career Industrial Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$25.72 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Industrial Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.29 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Industrial Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$27.64 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$33.
Employees with Industrial Painter in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 25.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (13.3% more) and Mackay, Queensland (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (8.6% less).

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