Mirror Painter

Spray heated paint onto surfaces of glass to protect silver coating.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mirror Painters do?

Sprays heated paint onto silvered surface of glass to protect silver coating: Starts conveyor that moves silvered glass through painting and drying areas. Starts pump that circulates hot water through hose to heat paint and starts heating units of drying ovens. Turns valve to start paint flowing to spray gun and directs spray over surface of glass. Observes heat pump indicator and air pressure gauge to determine that specified temperature and air pressure are maintained. Turns thermostat to regulate temperature of ovens.

Should I be a Mirror Painter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Mirror Maker, Painter, Mannequin, Painter, Mirror

    How to become a Mirror Painter

    Most Mirror Painters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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