How much does a Painter III make in the United States? The average Painter III salary in the United States is $56,470 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $48,479 and $66,233. 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. 

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25% $48,479 10% $41,204 90% $75,121 75% $66,233 $56,470 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Painter III

Painter III applies paint, varnishes, stains and other coatings to interior and/or exterior surfaces with brush, roller or other tools. Prepares surfaces for painting by removing old paint using paint removers, scrapers, wire brushes, or blowtorches. Being a Painter III fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers using a caulking gun or a putty knife. Prepares paint and primers and matches colors. Additionally, Painter III may prepare estimates of work time and cost. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. The Painter III has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Painter III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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