Average Late-Career Painter Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Painter is $19.92.
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $31
$195 - $6,183
Profit Sharing
$302 - $31,785
$0 - $90,023
Total Pay
$30,272 - $68,692

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

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 $12.59 based on 155 salaries. An early career Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.83 based on 1,673 salaries. A mid-career Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.77 based on 1,136 salaries. An experienced Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.32 based on 1,697 salaries.
Employees with Painter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 56.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (45.8% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (40.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (17.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (4.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.9% less).

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