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Automotive Painter Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$57,011 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automotive Painter is $57,011 a year and $27 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for an Automotive Painter is between $41,875 and $69,656. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Automotive Painter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Paints surfaces of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, buses, trucks, and aircraft, applying knowledge of surface preparation and painting techniques, using spray painting equipment, power tools, and work aids: cleans, sands, and applies chemical solutions to prepare and condition surfaces prior to painting.
  • Mixes and thins paint or other coating to specified color and consistency according to standard formulas or color charts, using spatula or mixing equipment and viscometer.
  • Masks and covers surfaces not to be painted.
  • Sprays specified amount or thickness of primer, protective, decorative, or finish coatings, such as paint, lacquer, sealer, or enamel, onto prepared surfaces, using spray equipment.
  • Strips, sands, masks, and repaints surfaces, and blends and polishes finish to match surrounding areas, manually or using portable power tools.
  • May apply or retouch paint, using brush.
  • May lay out and paint insignias, symbols, designs, or other markings on painted surfaces, according to blueprints or specifications, using stencils, patterns, measuring instruments, brushes, or spray equipment.
  • May regulate controls on equipment to cure and dry paint or other coatings.
  • May set up portable ventilators, exhaust units, ladders, and scaffolding prior to painting.
  • May operate lifting and moving devices to move materials and equipment and access areas to be painted.
  • May remove accessories from motor vehicles, such as chrome, mirrors, and windshield wipers, prior to repainting.
  • May be designated according to vehicle painted as auto-body painter; painter, airc.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Automotive Painter Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Metal Spray Painter
Dec 19
Windsor, CT, USA
Marathon Staffing
Spray Painters use mathematical skills and principles to mix paint according to specific instructions. Duties include, but may not be limited to: Work from process travelers, Q.C. specifications and ...
Spray Painter
Jan 3
Windsor, CT, USA
Mix paint according to manufacturers - instructions and apply Laminar X-500 base coat (off white) to vane airfoil and test piece. * After test piece is sprayed with vanes, submit to Quality Control ...
Automotive Technicians - Training Opportunity
Jan 8
Town of East Windsor, CT, USA
Lincoln Technical Institute
Lincoln Group of Schools is proud to offer education and training programs for Careers That Build America: careers in Health Sciences, Automotive Technology, Skilled Trades, Business & IT, ...
Spray Painter: : Aircraft Painter : : Aerospace Painter
Dec 5
Windsor, CT, USA
Mix paint according to manufacturers- instructions and apply Laminar X-500 base coat (off white) to vane airfoil and test piece. After test piece is sprayed with vanes, submit to Quality Control for ...
Auto Body Tech
Jan 18
Orange, CT, USA
Dragone Classic Motorcars Now hiring automotive body shop workers & painters at our newly expanded restoration facility to work on some of the world's finest automobiles. Must have verifiable ...