Painters, Transportation Equipment Career

Job Description: Operate or tend painting machines to paint surfaces of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, buses, trucks, trains, boats, and airplanes. Includes painters in auto body repair facilities.


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Painters, Transportation Equipment Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$46,270

Median Hourly Wage

$22.25*

Total Employed Nationally

54,860


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.