Average Painter with Residential Skills Hourly Pay

$16.95
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$598
Bonus
$2,500
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Painter with Residential skills is $16.95.
10%
$12.02
MEDIAN
$16.95
90%
$25.45
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Bonus
$191 - $2,525
Profit Sharing
$590 - $10,174
Total Pay
$24,877 - $54,993

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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.

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Popular Skills for Painter

Skills in 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 and Maintenance.

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 $12.97 based on 27 salaries. An early career Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.11 based on 282 salaries. A mid-career Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.96 based on 203 salaries. An experienced Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.05 based on 310 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 43.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (15.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (5.6% less) and Spokane, Washington (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,130 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.4%
Early Career
25.0%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
27.4%
Late Career
27.3%