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How much does a Painter make in Indianapolis, IN?

76 salaries reported
Average base salary
per hour
The average salary for a painter is $16.31 per hour in Indianapolis, IN and $5,456 overtime per year.
as national average
Additional compensation
per year
Most common benefits
  • Loan repayment program
  • Paid time off
  • Food provided
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid sick time

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Painters

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Top certificationsOSHA 30
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Top skillsRemodeling

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Most common benefits for Painters

  • Loan repayment program
  • Paid time off
  • Food provided
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid sick time
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance

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

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What are the different types of painting techniques and styles?

There are many different techniques and styles of painting. Some of them are:

  • Acrylic painting
  • Oil painting
  • Digital painting
  • Pastel painting
  • Watercolor painting
  • Ink wash Painting
  • Spray Painting
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