Average Painter Hourly Pay in Melbourne, Victoria

AU$27.31
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AU$450
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The average hourly pay for a Painter in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$27.31.
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AU$19.55
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AU$27.31
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AU$36.39
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MEDIAN AU$27.31
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Hourly Rate
AU$20 - AU$36
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$450
Total Pay
AU$40,985 - AU$77,446

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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
Painting Supervisor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Painter

Skills in Commercial, Maintenance and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control 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$20.68 based on 25 salaries. An early career Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.06 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$29.31 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$31.45 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$31.
Employees with Painter in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (10.4% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (8.7% less), Geelong, Victoria (8.4% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 224 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.2%
Early Career
28.1%
Mid Career
25.4%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
11.2%

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