Average Painter with Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay

$16.68
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$992
Bonus
$773
Commission
$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Painter with Maintenance skills is $16.68.
10%
$11.64
10%
$16.68
50%
$25.20
90%
90%
MEDIAN $16.68
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Bonus
$197 - $5,500
Profit Sharing
$400 - $3,000
Commission
$0 - $773
Total Pay
$24,427 - $56,422

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Job Description for Painter

Painter Tasks
  • Paint of exterior and interior areas of properties.
  • Perform tasks involving varnishing or other surface covers.
  • Perform post-project clean up of the area, paint supplies and equipment.
  • Perform pre-painting preparation such as scraping, patching and sanding.

Career Paths

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Painter
Industrial Painter
Lead Painter
House Painter
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Painter

Skills in Residential, Team Leadership, Commercial and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.

Pay by Experience Level for Painter

An entry-level Painter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.45 based on 12 salaries. An early career Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.84 based on 209 salaries. A mid-career Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.87 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Painter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 47.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (25.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (17.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (10.1% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 695 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.7%
Early Career
30.1%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
24.2%
Late Career
27.3%