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Construction and Maintenance Painters

Paint a wide variety of surfaces, including walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other surfaces.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$20.47 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  8.1%    Read more about outlook


Less than high school is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements.
  • Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
  • Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities.
  • Prepare surfaces for finishing.
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Job Title Examples:

Facilities Painter
Highway Painter
Maintenance Painter

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