Average Painter Hourly Pay at Professional Painting

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The average hourly pay for a Painter at Professional Painting is $16.28.
MEDIAN $16.28
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $25
Total Pay
$24,877 - $52,174

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Painter

The top respondents for the job title Painter are from the companies Self-Employed, A1 Painting and Monte Carlo. Reported salaries are highest at Monte Carlo where the average pay is $30.66. A1 Painting pays the lowest at around $14.52.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Painter. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Painter, Construction and Maintenance
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Painter Job Listings

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6 survey responses.
Early Career