Painter salary in the United States

Average salary
$38,000/yr
Based on 16,992 income tax records
$17,500
$79,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$31K
 
$37K
 
$40K
 
$41K
 
$41K
$17,500
$79,000
How much do Painters make?
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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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Painter salary by location

Painter salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Boeing, Pierce County, WA
20 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$50K – $100K
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US Department Of Defense, Honolulu County, HI
22 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$46K – $110K
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Lockheed Martin, Tarrant County, TX
19 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$40K – $122K
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We Painting, Honolulu County, HI
10 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$41K – $90K
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General Dynamics Electric Boat, New London County, CT
15 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$33K – $73K
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Huntington Ingalls Industries, Hampton County, VA
16 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$26K – $106K
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Textron Aviation, Sedgwick County, KS
19 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$20K – $82K
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Jamestown Painting And Decoratin, New Castle County, DE
10 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$28K – $78K
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Brand Energy Solutions, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$19K – $72K
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BBSI, Riverside County, CA
12 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$21K – $54K
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The Paint Kings, Pima County, AZ
10 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$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).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.