Painting Supervisor

Supervise the workers in applying protective coats of paint to surfaces.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $94,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Painting Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in applying decorative and protective coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to exterior or interior surfaces, trimming, and fixtures of buildings or other structures: Assists workers in mixing and blending paint, removing old paint from surfaces, repairing and cleaning surfaces, and applying coatings to surfaces. May supervise workers covering room interiors with wallpaper or fabric and assist workers in removing old wallpaper, repairing cracks and holes in structural surfaces, measuring and cutting coverings, and applying wallpaper or fabric to interiors. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Painting Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Excavating Supervisor, Supervisor, Painting, Supervisor, Patching

    How to become a Painting Supervisor

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