The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Spray Painter in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$21.62.
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AU$19 - AU$24
AU$32,149 - AU$61,418
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Job Description for Spray Painter
coatings to the exterior body sections of cars and trucks. Spray painters may also work as a part of a dedicated paint crew in construction, typically providing exterior paintings and coatings for houses and commercial buildings. In a manufacturing setting, a spray painter typically works with heavy pneumatic equipment that provides an even, steady coating of paint. The painter typically ensures that any reservoirs within the paint system are full and that colors and coatings are properly match…Read more
Spray Painter Tasks
- Use formulas and automated paint mixing equipment to generate appropriate paint mixtures.
- Adjust machine valves to regulate temperature, speed and circulation.
- Operate additional machinery that adds anti-rust property to paints, glaze, or silver and copper solutions.
- Weigh or measure all chemicals, coatings, or paints before use.
- Determine paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality using viscometers and visual inspections.
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Pay by Experience Level for Spray Painter
A mid-career Spray Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$26.22 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Spray Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$27.66 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$36.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Spray Painter in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (1.1% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (1.9% less).
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