Average Painter Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$16.89
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The average hourly pay for a Painter in Houston, Texas is $16.89.
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$12.39
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$16.89
90%
$25.24
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
Total Pay
$27,979 - $57,075

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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 Commercial, Residential, Team Leadership and Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Painter

An early career Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.64 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.36 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.07 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Painter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 30.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (20.4% more) and Portland, Oregon (17.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 57 survey responses.
Early Career
21.1%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
29.8%
Late Career
28.1%