The average hourly pay for a Painter And Decorator in United Kingdom is £11.43.
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Job Description for Painter And Decorator
A painter and decorator works with homeowners and commercial business managers to design and create a color/decoration scheme for homes and businesses. This usually means talking with a client to determine particular likes and dislikes in regard to interior design and decoration, making suggestions, and creating an overall project plan that meets the needs of the client. Some clients have clear ideas for their project, while others may want the painter to take the lead and be responsible for dev…Read more
Painter And Decorator Tasks
- Apply primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces for finish coats.
- Coordinate with vendor in order to modify colors of paint, stain or varnish.
- Cover surfaces with appropriate material for protection during painting and post appropriate paint signs.
- Clean up and store paint and painting tools and equipment in appropriate areas.
- Remove old finishes by stripping, sanding, wire brushing and burning.
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Popular Skills for Painter And Decorator
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Skills in Residential, Commercial, Team Leadership, Customer Service and Trade Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Painter And Decorator
An entry-level Painter And Decorator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £8.28 based on 12 salaries. An early career Painter And Decorator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.29 based on 208 salaries. A mid-career Painter And Decorator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.82 based on 193 salaries. An experienced Painter And Decorator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £11.94 based on 416 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £12.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Painter And Decorator in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Norwich, England: Norfolk (9.5% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (11.5% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (9.6% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (5.2% less).
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