The average hourly pay for a Painter with Leadership skills is $17.93.
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Job Description for Painter
Painters work in a variety of disciplines; they may be construction painters who paint houses and buildings, for example, or they may be artists who produce works of fine art. Painters (artists) may work in a variety of mediums, from oil to watercolor. They may sell their paintings to museums or at art shows, and many may be commissioned to paint something specific for a private buyer. Many painters become teachers and work in higher education teaching painting and illustration to students. …Read more
- 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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Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Maintenance, Commercial, Team Leadership and Residential.
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 $15.56 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.85 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.21 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
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