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Painter/Paperhanger Salary
in Buffalo, New York

$45,130 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,345

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Painter/Paperhanger is $45,130 a year and $22 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Painter/Paperhanger is between $33,423 and $54,910. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Painter/Paperhanger. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Buffalo, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings, other structures, and/or equipment.
  • Reads work order or receives instructions from supervisor or homeowner regarding painting.
  • Smoothes surfaces, using sandpaper, brushes, or steel wool, and removes old paint from surfaces, using paint remover, scraper, wire brush, or blowtorch to prepare surfaces for painting.
Painter/Paperhanger Job Prevalence in Buffalo, New York, United States

Job family: Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Job family population: 221,340

Estimated population of Painter/Paperhanger jobs: 54,640

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,318
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Buffalo, New York

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Description: Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York. As of 2018, the population was 256,304. The city is the county seat of Erie County and a major gateway for commerce and travel across the Canada–United States border, forming part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois tribe and later by French settlers. The city grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of immigration, the construction of the Erie Canal and rail transportation, and its close proximity...

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