Painter salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 16,992 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Painter is $38,000 per year. This is based on data from 16,992 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Painter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Painter salary can vary between $17,500 to $79,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Painter salary by location

Painter salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Boeing, Pierce County, WA
20 income tax records
$50K – $100K
US Department Of Defense, Honolulu County, HI
22 income tax records
$46K – $110K
Lockheed Martin, Tarrant County, TX
19 income tax records
$40K – $122K
We Painting, Honolulu County, HI
10 income tax records
$41K – $90K
General Dynamics Electric Boat, New London County, CT
15 income tax records
$33K – $73K
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Hampton County, VA
16 income tax records
$26K – $106K
Textron Aviation, Sedgwick County, KS
19 income tax records
$20K – $82K
Jamestown Painting And Decoratin, New Castle County, DE
10 income tax records
$28K – $78K
Brand Energy Solutions, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$19K – $72K
BBSI, Riverside County, CA
12 income tax records
$21K – $54K
The Paint Kings, Pima County, AZ
10 income tax records
$28K – $43K

Painter demographics in United States

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67% are single
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33% are married
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36% have kids
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30% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Painters in United States

16,992 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a painter in the United States is $38,000 per year. Painter salaries in the United States can vary between $17,500 to $79,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 16,992 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as painter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for painters in the United States: Boeing ($82,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($80,500 a year), and Lockheed Martin ($75,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for painters in the United States: Bremerton Metro Area, WA ($59,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($54,000 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($48,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.