Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Painter Automotive is $19.02
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Painter Automotives?
An entry-level Painter Automotive with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.15 based on 10 salaries. An early career Painter Automotive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.10 based on 191 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Painter Automotives Do?
An automotive painter is responsible for painting vehicle surfaces with spray paint equipment, power tools, and other relevant equipment. They also prepare the vehicle for painting, such as through sanding. Automotive painters are required to efficiently finish paint jobs on all types of vehicles using all paint types. They also need to be able to mix paint colors to get the customer's desired color for each order. Additionally, automotive painters are responsible for cleaning and maintaining …Read more
- Use primer, lacquer, resin, or other materials to paint surfaces of automotive units.
- Remove dirt or grease from vehicle surfaces and prepare the vehicle for painting.
- Remove old paint via a liquid paint remover, scraper, or other techniques.