Average Painter Hourly Pay in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$27.76
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AU$6,000
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The average hourly pay for a Painter in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$27.76.
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AU$19.23
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AU$27.76
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AU$39.43
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MEDIAN AU$27.76
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$39
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$6,000
Total Pay
AU$40,838 - AU$82,046

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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
Coatings Inspector
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Painter

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

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$25.77 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.67 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$34.71 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$36.
Employees with Painter in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (8.6% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (10.2% less), Geelong, Victoria (9.9% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 131 survey responses.
Early Career
38.2%
Mid Career
32.1%
Experienced
25.2%
Late Career
4.6%

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