Career Outlook for Painters, Transportation Equipment

Also known as:  Aircraft Painter, Auto Body Painter, Auto Painter, Automobile Body Painter, Automobile Refinisher, Automotive Paint Technician, Automotive Refinish Technician, Automotive Spray Painter, Boat Painter, Railroad Car Painter
The overall job outlook for Transportation Equipment Painter careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 13.07 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.18 percent per year. Demand for Painters, Transportation Equipment is expected to go up, with an expected 9,300 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.68 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Painters, Transportation Equipment in the following states
California 4,380
Texas 3,730
Florida 2,880
Illinois 2,210
Pennsylvania 1,840
Indiana 1,580
Washington 1,380
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Painters, Transportation Equipment
Alaska 50
Puerto Rico 60
Wyoming 80
West Virginia 100
New Hampshire 100
North Dakota 100
South Dakota 110