Painting And Coating Worker

Auto Body Collision Repair

Job Description

-Painting and coating workers paint and coat a wide range of products, including cars, jewelry, and ceramics.

-The median annual wage for painting and coating workers was $32,850 in May 2012.

-Most painting and coating workers are employed full time. They often stand for long periods in specially ventilated areas.

-Most painting and coating workers learn on the job. Although training for most new workers usually lasts from a few days to several months, those who paint automobiles generally need 1 to 2 years of training.

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Education

-High school courses in automotive painting is recommended.

-Painting and coating workers in the manufacturing sector usually must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Employers outside of manufacturing sometimes hire workers without a high school diploma.