Paint is used in houses everywhere, for interiors and exteriors. While aesthetically pleasing, paint is one of the key features in protecting the home from the elements. This skill combines artistry with craftsmanship, leaving homes more beautiful and better protected.

Average Salary

  • $57,309
  • $16.79
POTENTIAL Additional Compensation
$4,962/yr Overtime and Bonuses

What You’ll Need

You can find opportunities for education that emphasize classroom instruction or hands-on learning, depending on which suits your needs:

Technical/Trade/Vocational School: Prepares you for a specific career. Some place more emphasis on hands-on learning vs. classroom instruction.

Community College: Generally, offers a broader education, with the possibility of working toward earning a bachelor’s degree.

Registered Apprenticeship Program: Start earning a competitive wage right away as you gain knowledge from on-the-job experience and related training.


  • Versatile

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Active

  • Creative

  • Independent

Potential Benefits

*Benefits depend on the specific job and may vary.
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Employee Assistance Program

I’m Ready to Advance My Career

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