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Manufacturing Painter Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,792 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Manufacturing Painter is $42,792 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Manufacturing Painter is between $32,127 and $51,674. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Manufacturing Painter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Mixes, matches, and applies paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, and other finishes to various manufactured articles and surfaces.
  • Completes touchups and arranges large painting projects.
  • Applies paint to surfaces including metal, wood, plastic, canvas, walls, floors, doors, and cabinets using spray guns, rollers, and/or brushes.
Manufacturing Painter Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 86,270

Estimated population of Manufacturing Painter jobs: 772

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Manufacturing Painter Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Production Engineer Manufacturing
Jun 10
East Chicago, IN, USA
Hoist Material Handling Inc.
... painting, assembly, and inspection. Additional processes specific to our product include hydraulic cylinder and hose manufacturing. Supervise, and coordinate welding operations of craftsmen engaged ...
May 1
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Painter WeatherTech, a leading manufacturer of American Made Automotive Accessories, is seeking a well-qualified Painter to perform work & assist in a range of painting and drywall tasks including ...
Manufacturing Manager
Apr 29
East Chicago, IN, USA
Hoist Material Handling Inc.
Hoist manufacturing facility includes processes for sheet & plate cutting and fabrication, CNC machining, press brake forming, manual and robotic MIG welding, powder coating, painting, wire harness ...
Apr 22
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Sign Manufacturing Company
Project management, manufacture, construction, paint, and install signage for all industries.
Jun 25
Addison, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Prime in morning, paint in afternoon. Will cross train in assembly and fabrication. ... Great opportunity for growth in manufacturing!!!!! Company Description Sterling Engineering is an ...
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