Painter salary in United States

How much does a Painter make in the United States?

22.4k salaries reported, updated at September 23, 2021
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The average salary for a painter is $17.88 per hour in the United States and $5,615 overtime per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
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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
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Salary satisfaction

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

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