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Painter Aircraft Production Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$54,916 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$939

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Painter Aircraft Production is $54,916 a year and $26 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Painter Aircraft Production is between $40,336 and $67,097. 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

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.
Painter Aircraft Production Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Painters, Transportation Equipment

Job family population: 52,880

Estimated population of Painter Aircraft Production jobs: 11,648

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$63,663
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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...

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