Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Painter Automotive is $77,166
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Painter Automotives?
An experienced Painter Automotive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,500.
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.