Commercial Painter Career

Job Description: Paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. May remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency.

*A job as a Commercial Painter falls under the broader career category of Painters, Construction and Maintenance. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Commercial Painter Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Painters, Construction and Maintenance

Median Annual Wage

$39,290

Median Hourly Wage

$18.89*

Total Employed Nationally

192,890


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.