A Painter earns an average wage of AU$28.23 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$33,389 - AU$75,954
AU$33K
AU$55K
AU$76K
MEDIAN: AU$54,684
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.71 - AU$39.09
AU$20
AU$28
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$28.23
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$33,389 - AU$75,954
Bonus AU$40.55 - AU$29,590
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$40,894 - AU$81,502
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data AU$0AU$82
Hourly Rate AU$19.71 - AU$39.09
Overtime AU$24.83 - AU$82.58
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$40.55 - AU$29,590
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$40,894 - AU$81,502
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 388

Painter Job Listings

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$51,000 based on 147 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$60,000 based on 172 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 166 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$63,000 based on 91 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$58,135

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
10 %
Male
90 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

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Experience Affects Painter Salaries

▲8%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
AU$58,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Painter Salaries

National Average
AU$58,000

▼10%

▼18%

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%