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Painter Artist Salary

$50,509 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,359

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Painter Artist is $50,509 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Painter Artist is between $37,202 and $61,610. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Paints variety of original subject material, such as landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and abstracts, using watercolors, oils, acrylics, tempera, or other paint medium: conceives and develops ideas for painting, based on assignment, personality, interests, and knowledge of painting methods and techniques.
  • Applies color medium to canvas or other surface, using brushes, pallet knives, and various other artist's tools and equipment.
  • Integrates and develops visual elements, such as line, space, mass, color, and perspective to produce desired effect.
  • May make preliminary sketch of painting.
  • May coat finished painting with varnish or other preservative.
  • May paint in particular style, such as realism, impressionism, naturalism, or regionalism.
  • May specialize in particular media, or subject material.
  • May teach painting teacher, art.
  • May work in other art mediums, such as etching, drawing, or sculpture.
  • May be identified according to specialization, style, media, technique, or subject matter.
  • May paint scenic backgrounds, murals, portraiture, and other items for use on motion picture and television production sets and be designated scenic artist.
Painter Artist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

Job family population: 11,620

Estimated population of Painter Artist jobs: 543

Rate of error: 5.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$58,554
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Painter Artist Job Listings for United States

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Nov 8
Tacoma, WA, USA
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Stage Artist
Oct 2
Long Beach, CA, USA
M&M STUDIOS INC
Your role as the Stage Artist is to lead the class in all aspects of party and painting, and in that role, you'll be wearing many hats. You are a teacher, an entertainer, a friend, a DJ and a helper
Scenic Artist
Oct 7
Orlando, FL, USA
Smart, Inc.
Scenic Artist Salary determined by experience Summary ... Apply paint, varnishes and other coatings to a variety of materials and surfaces working primarily ...
3D Artist
Oct 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Cybercoders
3D Artist If you are a 3D Artist with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us ... Painter - Substance Designer - Substance Alchemist - Quixel mixer - Mega scans Optimizing ...

The average pay for a Painter Artist is $50,509 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Painter Artist is between $37,202 and $61,610. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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