The average wage for a Painter is AU$27.09 per hour.

AU$35,503 - AU$74,755
AU$36K
AU$54K
AU$75K
MEDIAN: AU$54,364
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.67 - AU$36.66
AU$20
AU$27
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$27.02
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$78K
Salary AU$35,503 - AU$74,755
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,863
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$40,807 - AU$78,364
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 151
Hourly Data AU$0AU$69
Hourly Rate AU$19.67 - AU$36.66
Overtime AU$20.09 - AU$69.75
Annual Data AU$0AU$78K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,863
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$40,807 - AU$78,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 799

Job Description for Painter

Painters work in a variety of disciplines; they may be construction painters who paint houses and buildings, for example, or they may be artists who produce works of fine art.

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Painter Tasks

  • Paint of exterior and interior areas of properties.
  • Perform tasks involving varnishing or other surface covers.
  • Perform post-project clean up of the area, paint supplies and equipment.
  • Perform pre-painting preparation such as scraping, patching and sanding.

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Pay by Experience Level for Painter

Pay by Experience for a Painter has a positive trend. An entry-level Painter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 326 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$58,000 based on 344 salaries. An experienced 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 169 salaries. A 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$62,000 based on 205 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$56,107

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

Painter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Painter?

Painter in Melbourne:
"My Painting Experience."
Pros: The thing I most enjoy is knowing what I am doing as I have done it for over four years now, I enjoy the difference in a job once everything is completed also.
Cons: Not been trusted or given a chance to be independent and prove myself.

Key Stats for Painter

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

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Experience Affects Painter Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Painter Salaries

▲6%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%