Painter salary in United States

How much does a Painter make in the United States?

22.4k salaries reported, updated at September 23, 2021
$17.88
per hour

The average salary for a painter is $17.88 per hour in the United States and $5,615 overtime per year.

Overtime
$5,615
per year

Most common benefits

  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
Was the salaries overview information useful?

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Was the years of experience information useful?

View job openings with the years of experience that is relevant to you on Indeed

Where can a Painter earn more?

Compare salaries for Painters in different locations
vs
Was this information useful?

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top certifications.Top certificationsOSHA 30+36.00%salary
Certification categories:
Top certification
Salary
Job openings
Companies
OSHA 30
+36.00%
9Company icon
OSHA 10
+17.83%
40Company icon
Was this information useful?
Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsRemodeling+34.83%salary
Top skill
Salary
Job openings
Companies
Remodeling
+34.83%
36Company icon
Screen Printing
+26.09%
4Company icon
Aviation Experience
+18.17%
18Company icon

Most common benefits for Painters

  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k) matching
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid sick time
  • Employee discount
Was the benefit information useful?

Salary satisfaction

Based on 7,974 ratings

52% of Painters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

Was this information useful?
How much should you be earning?
Get an estimated calculation of how much you should be earning and insight into your career options.
Get estimated pay range
See more details

Frequently asked questions

Common questions about salaries for a Painter

How can I know if I am being paid fairly?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a painter, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

Was this answer helpful?

How much do similar professions to Painter get paid?

Check the below Indeed career pages for the detailed pay ranges for the similar professions to painter here:

Was this answer helpful?