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Automotive Painter Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$56,833 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$972

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automotive Painter is $56,833 a year and $27 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for an Automotive Painter is between $41,744 and $69,438. 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

Description:
  • 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 2023:
$65,885
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Automotive Painter Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Metal Painter
Oct 24
Windsor, CT, USA
Expert Staffing
Automotive painting a plus! SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills. * Ability to work in a team or solo environment. EDUCATION: * High school diploma or ...
Holiday Window Painter
Nov 1
Fairfield County, CT, USA
Dentistry in Fairfield County
Need an artsy window painter to paint animated holiday scenes on a storefront window. Will be needed for the week of Thanksgiving. Compensation Negotiable. Job Type: Temporary
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Oct 11
Middletown, United States
Uber Driver Partners
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Stamford, United States
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