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Paint Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$40,955 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paint Technician is $40,955 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Paint Technician is between $30,957 and $49,248. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Paint Technician. 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

  • Sprays surfaces of machines, manufactured products, or working area with protective or decorative material, such as paint, enamel, glaze, gel-coat, or lacquer, using spray gun.
  • Cleans grease and dirt from product, using materials, such as lacquer thinner, turpentine, soap, and water.
  • Prepares surfaces prior to painting, such as grinding, sanding, and buffing.
Paint Technician 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 Paint Technician jobs: 587

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...

Paint Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Paint Technician
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Lyon & Healy Harps is looking for an experienced Paint Technician. Duties include: spraying, mixing and matching paints/stains, touch up of harps. Other duties include sanding, taping and general ...
Automotive Paint Technician/Automotive Refinisher/Detailer
Jun 5
Bartlett, IL, USA
Royal Coach
-We are seeking an Automotive Paint Technician/Automotive Refinisher/Detailer -Experience Preferred -Must take pride in your work -Have knowledge about Automotive paint application and refinishing ...
Jun 24
Melrose Park, IL, USA
This may require removing old paint, filling holes, and washing walls. Sandpaper, wire brushes, scrapers, and abrasive blasting may be used to prepare surfaces. The Painter fills holes and divots ...
Jun 19
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Skyline Staffing
Immediate openings first shift painter! Qualifications: Minimum 2 years' experience powder coat painting and/or equivalent training in metal fabrication. Silk Screening experience a plus. Purpose of ...
Jun 19
Bensenville, IL, USA
Snelling Staffing, L.L.C.
The position involves applying paint to surfaces of product of various sizes, utilizing high volume low pressure paint guns. Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm Pay Rate : $15-$18 hr (optional ...
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