Painter Decorator Salary

The average salary for a Painter Decorator in the UK is:


Job profile for a Painter Decorator

paperhanging, paint application of various specialist coatings,application of textured coatigs. plaster repair to walls and ceiling,artex to ceilings with knowledge of various patterns. preparation of jobs and planning.ability to work to a very high standard and keep occupied homes and sites very clean

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Painter Decorator Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £16,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £22,500, based on 2 respondents (a difference of 41% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £16,750, based on 3 respondents (a difference of -34% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £22,933, based on 3 respondents (a difference of 37% from the 2010 figure.

The median salary for a Painter Decorator based on all salary survey responses is: £16,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Painter Decorator is £9.72.

Assorted Painter Decorator Salary Information

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Painter Decorator Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Painter Decorator job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£17099 $26674.44 North West
£21179 $33039.24 London
£15544 $24248.64 Yorkshire and North East
£16905 $26371.8 South West
£20013 $31220.28 South East
£16516 $25764.96 Scotland
£17487 $27279.72 Northern Ireland
£16322 $25462.32 Wales
£18070 $28189.2 Midlands
£16127 $25158.12 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Painter Decorator, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £14,573 for a worker in their 20s, £19,042 (30s), £22,539 (40s) and £22,539 (50s).
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