Painter Salary in Australia

AU$26.34
per hour
per year
AU$55,732
per year
per hour

Painter - Average Hourly Pay & Salary

The average pay for a Painter is AU$26.34 per hour (average salary: AU$55,732 per year), which is AU$12,128 (-18%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Painter can expect an average starting pay of AU$20.16. The highest pay rate can exceed AU$35.89.
AU$20.16
Low
AU$26.34
Average salary
AU$35.89
High
AU$38,471
Low
AU$55,732
Average salary
AU$79,395
High

Painter Hourly Pay & Salary Range

Low
AU$20.16
Average salary
AU$26.34
Experienced
AU$31.52
High
AU$35.89
Low
AU$38,471
Average salary
AU$55,732
Experienced
AU$64,387
High
AU$79,395
Painting Trades Worker without formal qualifications tend to have the lowest pay rates, while a fully qualified Painter and Decorator with a certificate III in painting and decorating and more experienced roles enjoy the highest pay rates.

Painter - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Painting SupervisorAU$33.20/hour
+26% 
House PainterAU$24.50/hour
 -7%

Painter - Pay by Experience Level in Australia

An Entry Level Painter and Decorator with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$39,765 per year. A mid career Painter with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,324, while an experienced Painter and Decorator with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$64,387. Painters with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$70,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Painter in Australia

Late Career▲ +26%
Experienced▲ +16%
Mid Career▲ +1%
Average SalaryAU$55,732/year
Entry Level▼ -29%

Gender Breakdown

Female
4%
Male
96%

Painter - Jobs by Location

Painter - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Painter job advertisements published on Jobted Australia in the last 12 months. Please note the figures on this page are a guideline only.
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