The average hourly pay for a Painter Automotive in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$26.30.
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Job Description for Painter Automotive
An automotive painter is responsible for painting vehicle surfaces with spray paint equipment, power tools, and other relevant equipment. They also prepare the vehicle for painting, such as through sanding. Automotive painters are required to efficiently finish paint jobs on all types of vehicles using all paint types. They also need to be able to mix paint colors to get the customer's desired color for each order. Additionally, automotive painters are responsible for cleaning and maintaining t…Read more
Painter Automotive Tasks
- Use primer, lacquer, resin, or other materials to paint surfaces of automotive units.
- Remove dirt or grease from vehicle surfaces and prepare the vehicle for painting.
- Remove old paint via a liquid paint remover, scraper, or other techniques.
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Pay by Experience Level for Painter Automotive
An early career Painter Automotive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$19.49 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Painter Automotive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$26.84 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$31.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Painter Automotive in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 4.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (18.3% less), Adelaide, South Australia (6.6% less) and Perth, Western Australia (6.0% less).
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