A Painter, Construction and Maintenance earns an average wage of AU$26.33 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$44,759 - AU$63,871
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$50,980
50%
AU$20.32 - AU$34.91
AU$20
AU$26
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$25.95
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$73K
Salary AU$50,980
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$43,136 - AU$73,452
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$20.32 - AU$34.91
Overtime AU$35.38
Annual Data AU$0AU$73K
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$43,136 - AU$73,452
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Painter, Construction and Maintenance

A construction and maintenance painter helps maintain the fresh appearance of buildings' interior and exterior by repainting them as required. He or she also adds paint to structures during the last part of construction as well, typically as a subcontractor using specifications from a blueprint or instructions from the construction foreman or manager. The painter is typically required to do detailing work, applying even-drying, good-quality coats of paint to walls, railings, doors and frames.

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Painter, Construction and Maintenance Tasks

  • Clean up and store paint and painting tools and equipment in appropriate areas.
  • Mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency.
  • Cover surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper for protection during painting and post appropriate paint signs.
  • Remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting.
  • Paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns.

Painter, Construction and Maintenance Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Painter, Construction and Maintenance

Pay by Experience for a Painter, Construction and Maintenance has a positive trend. An entry-level Painter, Construction and Maintenance with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Painter, Construction and Maintenance with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Painter, Construction and Maintenance which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 14 salaries. A Painter, Construction and Maintenance with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$54,506

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

Key Stats for Painter, Construction and Maintenance

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Painter, Construction and Maintenance Salaries

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼4%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 95%