Average Mid-Career Painter Hourly Pay

AU$28.95
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AU$1,250
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Painter is AU$28.95.
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AU$21.04
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AU$28.95
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AU$36.12
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MEDIAN AU$28.95
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Hourly Rate
AU$21 - AU$36
Bonus
AU$70 - AU$18,500
Total Pay
AU$44,591 - AU$76,509

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Job Description for Painter

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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Popular Skills for Painter

Skills in Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Maintenance, Commercial and Residential.

Pay by Experience Level for Painter

An entry-level Painter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.65 based on 93 salaries. An early career Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.71 based on 288 salaries. An experienced Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.04 based on 307 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$30.
Employees with Painter in their job title in Darwin, Northern Territory earn an average of 34.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.9% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (7.0% less) and Cairns, Queensland (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 864 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.8%
Early Career
33.3%
Experienced
35.5%
Late Career
20.4%

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