How much does an Aircraft Painter I make in the United States? The average Aircraft Painter I salary in the United States is $46,278 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $39,977 and $50,454. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Aircraft Painter I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Aircraft Painter I Salary $34,241 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Aircraft Painter I Salary $39,977 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Aircraft Painter I Salary $46,278 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Aircraft Painter I Salary $50,454 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Aircraft Painter I Salary $54,257 US April 24, 2024
25% $39,977 10% $34,241 90% $54,257 75% $50,454 $46,278 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does an Aircraft Painter I need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Commitment: An agreement or pledge to do something in the future a commitment to improve conditions at the prison especially : an engagement to assume a financial obligation at a future date.

2.

Quality Assurance: Verifying the adherence of product with required specifications and expectations to track and resolve deficiencies prior to product release.

3.

Promotion: Developing and implementing promotional activities to attract and increase the awareness of customers in buying products.

Commitment 3.4%
Quality Assurance 3.21%
Promotion 1.13%
Others 92.26%

Job Description for Aircraft Painter I

Aircraft Painter I applies pre-mixed and blended paint or coating to interior and exterior of assembled aircraft or parts. Prepares surfaces for painting and protects painted surfaces from erosion. Being an Aircraft Painter I requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Aircraft Painter I may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Aircraft Painter I

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Aircraft Painter I, the first career path typically starts with an Aircraft Painter II position, and then progresses to Aircraft Painter III.

Additionally, the second career path typically starts with a Production Painter II position, and then progresses to Production Painter III.

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Aircraft Painter I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Aircraft Painter I, the highest Aircraft Painter I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Aircraft Painter I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Aircraft Painter I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Aircraft Painter I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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