Alternate Job Titles: Painter I, Entry Level Painter
What is the average annual salary for Painter I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Painter I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Painter I in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Painter I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Painter I in the United States is $37,480 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $37,480.
Applies paint, varnishes, and stains to interior and/or exterior surfaces. Prepares surfaces for painting by removing old paint using paint removers, scrapers, wire brushes, or blowtorches. Fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers using a caulking gun or a putty knife. Primes surfaces as necessary. May choose paint according to application or job. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager.
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