Rug Touch-Up Painter

Touch up worn and faded spots on cleaned rugs, using oil paint.
picture of Rug Touch-Up Painter

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rug Touch-Up Painters do?

Touches up worn and faded spots on cleaned rugs, using oil paint to restore color and contour of original pattern: Examines rug to determine color to apply. Selects matching paint and works paint into pile of rug pattern with stylus. May use inks instead of paints. May mix colors to attain matching color and shade.

Should I be a Rug Touch-Up Painter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Painter, Rug Touch-Up

    How to become a Rug Touch-Up Painter

    Most Rug Touch-Up 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
    Schools close to

    You May Also Like

    Careers Similar to Rug Touch-Up Painter