Also known as Decaler, Decorator, Glass Decorator, Glazer, In Mold Coater, Painter, Pottery Decorator, Silk-Screen Operator, Spray Painter, Sprayer
Also known as Decaler, Decorator, Glass Decorator
Painting Decorators paint, coat, or decorate articles, such as furniture, glass, plateware, pottery, jewelry, toys, books, or leather.
Painting Decorators are often responsible for overseeing or executing some or all of the following tasks:
The above responsibilities are specific to Painting Decorators. More generally, Painting Decorators are involved in several broader types of activities:
The median salary for a Painting Decorator is $34,780, and the average salary is $37,540. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Painting Decorator salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.
Many Painting Decorators earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Painting Decorators earn less than $23,760 per year, 25% earn less than $28,030, 75% earn less than $44,090, and 90% earn less than $55,380.
Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Painting Decorators is expected to change by 6.5%, and there should be roughly 1,300 open positions for Painting Decorators every year.
Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.
Compared to most occupations, those who work as a Painting Decorator are usually higher in their Realistic interests.
Painting Decorators typically have very strong Realistic interests. Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.
Compared to most people, those working as a Painting Decorator tend to value Support, Achievement, and Working Conditions.
Most importantly, Painting Decorators moderately value Support. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Second, Painting Decorators very slightly value Achievement. Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Lastly, Painting Decorators very slightly value Working Conditions. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.
Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.
In order to perform their job successfully, people who work as Painting Decorators must consistently demonstrate qualities such as attention to detail, dependability, and cooperation.
Below, you'll find a list of qualities typically required of Painting Decorators, ranked by importance:
Working as a Painting Decorator may require a high school diploma or GED certificate.
Painting Decorators need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
Painting Decorators may benefit from understanding of specialized subject areas, such as production and processing, customer and personal service, or education and training knowledge.
The list below shows several areas in which most Painting Decorators might want to build proficiency, ranked by importance.
Painting Decorators must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.
For example, Painting Decorators need abilities such as near vision, arm-hand steadiness, and visual color discrimination in order to perform their job at a high level. The list below shows several important abilities for Painting Decorators, ranked by their relative importance.
Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.
Painting Decorators frequently use skills like active listening, monitoring, and social perceptiveness to perform their job effectively. The list below shows several critical skills for Painting Decorators, ranked by their relative importance.
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