The average hourly pay for a Painter, Construction and Maintenance is $16.12.
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Job Description for Painter, Construction and Maintenance
A construction and maintenance painter helps maintain the fresh appearance of buildings' interior and exterior by repainting them as required. He or she also adds paint to structures during the last part of construction as well, typically as a subcontractor using specifications from a blueprint or instructions from the construction foreman or manager. The painter is typically required to do detailing work, applying even-drying, good-quality coats of paint to walls, railings, doors and frames. W…Read more
Painter, Construction and Maintenance Tasks
- Clean up and store paint and painting tools and equipment in appropriate areas.
- Mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency.
- Cover surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper for protection during painting and post appropriate paint signs.
- Remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting.
- Paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns.
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Popular Skills for Painter, Construction and Maintenance
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning, Flooring Installation, Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Plumbing and Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Painter, Construction and Maintenance
An entry-level Painter, Construction and Maintenance with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.11 based on 9 salaries. An early career Painter, Construction and Maintenance with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.57 based on 251 salaries. A mid-career Painter, Construction and Maintenance with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.49 based on 224 salaries. An experienced Painter, Construction and Maintenance with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.39 based on 283 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Painter, Construction and Maintenance in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 57.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (24.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (21.0% more).
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