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How much does a Construction Painter make in California?

Average Construction Painter Hourly Wage in California

Construction Painters earn a median hourly wage of $20.41. Hourly wages typically start from $13.42 and go up to $34.77.

Average Construction Painter Yearly Salary in California

Construction Painters earn a median salary of $42,450 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,920 and go up to $72,320.

Learn more about the Construction Painter job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Construction Painters earn in other states.

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Construction Painter Earnings by Seniority

Top End Construction Painter Earnings

The highest earning Construction Painters in California earn:

$34.77
an hour
$72,320
per year
Senior Construction Painter Earnings

Senior Construction Painters in California earn:

$27.86
an hour
$57,950
per year
Experienced Construction Painter Earnings

Experienced Construction Painters in California earn:

$20.41
an hour
$42,450
per year
Junior Construction Painter Earnings

Junior Construction Painters in California earn:

$16.29
an hour
$33,890
per year
Starting Construction Painter Earnings

Starting Construction Painters in California earn:

$13.42
an hour
$27,920
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Construction Painter salary comparison

Construction Painters earn less than 69% percent of Trades careers in California. Construction Painter salaries are in the bottom 72% of all careers in California.

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Historical salary for Construction Painters in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Should I be a Construction Painter?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Construction Painter? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good construction painter? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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