Spray Painter Salary

Men make up the majority of Spray Painters in the United States, bringing in about $16.51 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Spray Painters. Some workers in this field — close to one-half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a little less than one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by approximately two in five. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,672 - $364,923
$24K
$40K
$360K
MEDIAN: $40,067
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50%
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$12.26 - $24.70
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$25
MEDIAN: $16.70
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$0$364K
Salary $23,672 - $364,923
Bonus $300.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,880 - $63,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.26 - $24.70
Overtime $17.86 - $33.54
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $300.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,880 - $63,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 211

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Job Description for Spray Painter

coatings to the exterior body sections of cars and trucks. Spray painters may also work as a part of a dedicated paint crew in construction, typically providing exterior paintings and coatings for houses and commercial buildings.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Spray Painter

Pay by Experience for a Spray Painter has a positive trend. An entry-level Spray Painter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Spray Painter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Spray Painter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 67 salaries. A Spray Painter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 53 salaries.

Spray Painter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Spray Painter?

Spray Painter in Liberty:
Pros: The pay the ppl bosses ok hours not enough.
Cons: The work hrs are way to few. Havent had a full 40 hrs in a yr.

Spray Painter in nashville tennessee:
First thing you find out what scale paid on that job see superintendent do your orientation then you better be ready to run with the sprayer all day long have fun take safety measures check all equipment make sure its running right.

Key Stats for Spray Painter

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Spray Painter Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 50%
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