Painter salary in California

Average salary
Based on 1,207 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Painters make?
The average total salary for a Painter is $41,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,207 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Painter and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Painter salary can vary between $18,500 to $88,500 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 company

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Salary range**
Caliber Holdings, California
15 income tax records
$32K – $155K
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California
11 income tax records
$47K – $95K
US Department Of Defense, California
18 income tax records
$28K – $76K
State Of California, California
25 income tax records
$37K – $73K
West Coast Painting Drywall, California
10 income tax records
$24K – $75K
BBSI, California
48 income tax records
$18K – $70K
AEG Processing Center No. 58, California
11 income tax records
$18K – $51K

Painter demographics in California

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68% are single
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32% are married
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40% have kids
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28% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Painters in California

1,207 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a painter in California is $41,500 per year. Painter salaries in California can vary between $18,500 to $88,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,207 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as painter.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for painters in California: Caliber Holdings ($85,500 a year), Kaiser Foundation Health Plan ($76,000 a year), and US Department of Defense ($58,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for painters in California: Vacaville, CA ($58,000 a year), Riverside, CA ($48,500 a year), and San Jose, CA ($48,000 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.