The average hourly pay for an Experienced Spray Painter is AU$27.82.
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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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Skills in Team Leadership and Organizing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include ICC Profiling / Color Management and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Spray Painter
An entry-level Spray Painter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.73 based on 41 salaries. An early career Spray Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.60 based on 153 salaries. A mid-career Spray Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.84 based on 189 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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Employees with Spray Painter in their job title in Melbourne, Victoria earn an average of 7.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (7.8% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (19.0% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.6% less).
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