Average Entry-Level Painter Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$20.65
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AU$575
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Painter in Australia is AU$20.65.
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AU$15.29
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AU$20.65
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AU$27.83
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MEDIAN AU$20.65
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Hourly Rate
AU$15 - AU$28
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$575
Total Pay
AU$31,764 - AU$57,357

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Painter. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Painter
Painter And Decorator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Painter

An early career Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$24.71 based on 288 salaries. A mid-career Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$28.95 based on 320 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.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,091 survey responses.
Early Career
26.4%
Mid Career
29.3%
Experienced
28.1%
Late Career
16.1%

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