Automobile Painters


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Automobile Painters

Automobile Painters - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and the type of vehicle painted. The painter's level of experience, training, and responsibility also affect wages. In addition, painters who are members of a union often receive higher wages.

Vehicle painters who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. Some employers also provide a retirement plan.

Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders (SOC 51-9124)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $14.55 $18.52 $24.15
Yearly $30,259 $38,522 $50,231
    Champaign Area Hourly $11.05 $13.06 $16.42
Yearly $22,975 $27,170 $34,144
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $16.06 $18.15 $20.89
Yearly $33,396 $37,752 $43,453
    Cook County Hourly $14.19 $18.43 $26.00
Yearly $29,522 $38,340 $54,080
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $16.10 $22.12 $27.45
Yearly $33,481 $46,015 $57,096
    Du Page County Hourly $14.07 $17.99 $22.47
Yearly $29,273 $37,425 $46,741
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $18.95 $22.95 $27.41
Yearly $39,417 $47,730 $57,020
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $17.77 $20.87 $23.92
Yearly $36,965 $43,403 $49,752
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $14.38 $17.32 $27.29
Yearly $29,904 $36,035 $56,770
    Lake County Hourly $13.66 $15.57 $21.04
Yearly $28,416 $32,389 $43,753
    McHenry County Hourly $16.80 $20.50 $26.57
Yearly $34,947 $42,634 $55,275
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $13.07 $15.19 $20.57
Yearly $27,191 $31,590 $42,777
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $13.35 $17.91 $22.81
Yearly $27,770 $37,258 $47,454
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $15.53 $19.21 $22.88
Yearly $32,312 $39,951 $47,580
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $17.32 $19.69 $22.34
Yearly $36,021 $40,952 $46,469
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $15.08 $17.49 $21.27
Yearly $31,376 $36,389 $44,236
    Rockford Area Hourly $14.28 $17.39 $21.27
Yearly $29,708 $36,180 $44,232
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $14.18 $16.34 $18.90
Yearly $29,501 $33,986 $39,311
    Springfield Area Hourly $10.77 $12.69 $24.68
Yearly $22,411 $26,405 $51,328
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $15.57 $19.13 $24.70
Yearly $32,387 $39,793 $51,373
    Will County Hourly $16.95 $20.98 $23.98
Yearly $35,256 $43,634 $49,870
United States Hourly $14.84 $18.34 $23.33
Yearly $30,870 $38,150 $48,540

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.