Snapshot

Vehicle Painters prepare surfaces of vehicles, match and mix colours and apply paint.
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Vehicle Painters
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
8,100
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$968
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • removing rough spots on vehicle panels
  • sanding surfaces by hand and with power sanders
  • masking areas not to be painted with tape and paper
  • colour matching and mixing paints to match paint shades, and selecting pre-mixed paint
  • applying primer and finishing coats using spray-guns, and sanding surfaces between coats
  • touching up paintwork and applying polish to vehicles
  • removing masking papers, and waxing and polishing finished paintwork
  • painting signs and artwork on vehicles
  • treating vehicles with rust-proofing chemicals

Job Titles

  • Vehicle Painter

Job Titles

  • Vehicle Painter

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Body
  • Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

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  • We are currently seeking several apprentice Roof Plumbers to join our maintenance services team. The successful candidate will be part of a busy team, servicing State and Local Government clients, as well as a range of retail facilities and commercial premises. This position offers a competitive wage and great working conditions and the opportunity for long term career development in our growing business.
  • Trades & ServicesRoof Plumbers
  • Fri 16 Apr , 2021
  • Balcatta, Western Australia
  • Painting Apprentices

  • AE Hoskins Building Services
  • We are currently looking for an apprentice Painter, to join our maintenance services team. We service many State and Local Government clients, as well as a range of facility managers, retail, hospitality and commercial businesses, and have a rapidly growing client base.
  • Trades & ServicesPainting Trades Workers
  • Fri 16 Apr , 2021
  • Balcatta, Western Australia
  • Fri 16 Apr , 2021
  • Derrimut, Victoria
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