Salary for Painters, Transportation Equipment

Also known as:  Automotive Painter (Auto Painter), Automotive Refinish Technician (Auto Refinish Tech), Coater Operator, Hand Sprayer, Industrial Painter, Paint Technician, Powder Coater, Silk Screen Operator, Spray Painter, Top Coater

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Transportation equipment painters set up, tend, operate and inspect machines that paint motor vehicles and other transportation equipment. This can include cars, boats, trucks, buses, trains and airplanes. Completion of high school or its equivalency is usually necessary to be considered for this position. An employer usually requires up to one year of formal on-site job training after being hired for this job.

A Transportation Equipment Painter will normally receive an average salary on a scale from $26,890 - $62,010 based on levels of tenure. usually receive a salary of fourty-two thousand one hundred and fourty dollars per annum.

are paid at the highest level in Washington, where they get an average salary rate of near $54,860. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest salaries in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they can get compensation, on average, of $60,730.

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INDUSTRIES

Painters, Transportation Equipment tend to make the most in the following industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$60,730
Public Administration
$60,250
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$50,540
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$48,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$47,690
Retail Trade
$45,610

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$36,760
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$39,240
Wholesale Trade
$39,320
Manufacturing
$40,360
Construction
$40,640
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$42,050