$43,325
Avg. Salary
$17.58
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$814

Bonus

$800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Industrial Painter is $17.58 per hour.

The average pay for an Industrial Painter is $43,325 per year.

10%
$13.34
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$17.58
50%
$26.18
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MEDIAN $17.58
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$26k
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$43k
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$86k
90%
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MEDIAN $43,325
$25,966 - $86,213
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$86K
MEDIAN: $43,325
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$0$86K
Salary $25,966 - $86,213
Bonus $198 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,791 - $64,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.34 - $26.18
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $18.74 - $38.66
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $198 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,791 - $64,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,054

Job Description

Industrial painter are responsible for applying paint, varnishes, and similar coatings to materials such as metals, woods, and plastics. They use various techniques to apply paint, including sprays, rollers, and brushes. Industrial painters are generally employed in the construction and manufacturing industries; many of these painters have a specific industry in which they work, such as automotive painting, house painting, painting the interiors and exteriors of buildings, painting the framework of bridges, and painting machinery of all different types and sizes. In addition to the painting itself, many (if not most) industrial painters are also responsible for cleaning and preparing the surface to be painted, removing previous finishes (including by sandblasting), and cleaning up of the area after each step of preparation and painting itself is done.

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Industrial Painter Tasks
  • Paint and apply finishing coats to in accordance to blueprints and/or customer specifications.
  • Set-up and maintain work areas and operate painting equipment in accordance to safety procedures.
  • Record and report working hours and material usage.
  • Maintain clean work areas, tool repair, and equipment inventory.
  • Inspect paint jobs and materials, adjusting colors and fixing defects.

Common Career Paths


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Industrial Painters who take on a higher-level position such as Painter may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Painters on average bring home $34K.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Industrial Painter has a positive trend. An entry-level Industrial Painter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 224 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Industrial Painter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 150 salaries. An experienced Industrial Painter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 181 salaries. An Industrial Painter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 120 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-1%

National Average: $39,834

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Industrial Painters, Seattle provides a pay rate that is 51 percent greater than the national average. Industrial Painters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+17 percent), Denver (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+11 percent), and Green Bay (+6 percent). Cincinnati is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 9 percent. Orlando and Oklahoma City are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 7 percent less than the median.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Industrial Painter?

Industrial Painter in Hanover:
"Hanover is great."
Pros: my job has a beautiful facility and the people i work with are nice
Cons: its crowded parking spots and loud residints

Industrial Painter in Erwin:
"Calm."
Pros: It's a beautiful place with good people.
Cons: Not much to do in the town of Erwin, unless you want to travel.

Industrial Painter in Seward:
"Shipyard Industrial Painter.."
Hard work, those who do not have ambition do not last long. Skilled profession.

Industrial Painter in Milwaukee:
"Is Industrial Painter for me?"
Do not make waves and find the quietest, long-term associate. Watch him/her like a hawk. Imitate their skills and learn them thoroughly, then try your own way. Always think about the success of fellow painters, and how to advance them in their work. Don't leave a mess behind you when you leave.

Industrial Painter in Green Bay:
"Hard work pays."
Work With the customer in mind at all times!

Industrial Painter in Florida:
Get paid what you are worth. There are a lot of hazards associated with the Industrial painting field.

Industrial Painter in San Jose:
Just do your work, be safe, and don`t be a little bitch.

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Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

▼13%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Team Leadership
▲12%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

Painting
▼2%

Sandblasting
▼3%

Industrial Painter
▼3%

Machine Operation
▼7%

Safety Compliance
▼8%

PAINTER
▼8%

paint
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 34%