Average Spray Painter Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Spray Painter is $17.64.
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $25
$213 - $4,983
Profit Sharing
$500 - $5,000
$0 - $5,600
Total Pay
$26,463 - $60,250

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Job Description for Spray Painter

Spray Painter Tasks
  • Use formulas and automated paint mixing equipment to generate appropriate paint mixtures.
  • Adjust machine valves to regulate temperature, speed and circulation.
  • Operate additional machinery that adds anti-rust property to paints, glaze, or silver and copper solutions.
  • Weigh or measure all chemicals, coatings, or paints before use.
  • Determine paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality using viscometers and visual inspections.

Job Satisfaction for Spray Painter

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Popular Skills for Spray Painter

Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Team Leadership, Training and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing.

Pay by Experience Level for Spray Painter

An entry-level Spray Painter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.84 based on 6 salaries. An early career Spray Painter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.13 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Spray Painter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.23 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Spray Painter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.40 based on 105 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Spray Painter in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 27.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tucson, Arizona (15.4% more) and San Diego, California (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (12.2% less).

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