Salary for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

Also known as:  Ceramic Painter, China Decorator, Glass Decorator, Lacquerer, Sign Painter helps manufacturing professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Painting, coating and decorating workers paint, coat or decorate objects such as furniture, books, plate ware, toys, glassware, pottery, leather, jewelry and other related items. 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 Painting, Coating, or Decorating Worker gets a wage ranging between 16000 and 24000 depending on seniority. Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers can get an average pay level of Twenty Six Thousand Five Hundred dollars per annum.

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers can get the highest pay in Washington, where they can earn job pay of just about $38090. Employees who work in this job are compensated the highest in Construction, where they can earn an average pay rate of $45250.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 5.97 percent nationwide in that time.
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $45,250
Construction $37,010
Educational Services $36,960
Other Services (except Public Administration) $34,180
Wholesale Trade $30,730
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $29,630
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $23,430
Health Care and Social Assistance $25,440
Accommodation and Food Services $26,320
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $26,460
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $28,230
Manufacturing $28,490