Average Aircraft Painter Hourly Pay

$20.43
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$1,100
Bonus
$2,095
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The average hourly pay for an Aircraft Painter is $20.43.
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$15.24
MEDIAN
$20.43
90%
$27.75
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $28
Bonus
$15 - $5,106
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,095
Total Pay
$33,504 - $62,253
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What Do Aircraft Painters Do?

Aircraft Painter Tasks
  • Paint all major components of an airplane, from interior to exterior.
  • Paint logos, colors, and other specifications as directed.
  • Prepare surfaces for painting via sanding, stripping, priming, and cleaning.

Job Satisfaction for Aircraft Painter

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What Are Popular Skills for Aircraft Painters?

Skills in Safety Compliance, Leadership, Team Leadership and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Painters?

An entry-level Aircraft Painter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.27 based on 26 salaries. An early career Aircraft Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.35 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Aircraft Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.92 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Aircraft Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.88 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Aircraft Painter in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charleston, South Carolina (22.4% more) and Tucson, Arizona (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mobile, Alabama (25.3% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (7.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 224 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.6%
Early Career
33.5%
Mid Career
21.0%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
14.3%