Sign Painter Helper

Assist Sign Painters to paint letters and designs to make signs.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sign Painter Helpers do?

Assists PAINTER, SIGN to lay out and paint letters and designs to make signs, using handtools: Cleans display boards or other display surfaces to remove foreign matter and rough places, using scraper or scouring brush. Beats dust bag against stencil on display area to create pounce pattern. Traces over pounce pattern to prepare outline for PAINTER, SIGN to follow, using pencil. Applies coat of base paint to display surface and paints background of display, using brushes and hand rollers. May mix paint according to established formulas. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Sign Painter Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Painter Helper, Sign, Pointer Helper, Signal Helper

    How to become a Sign Painter Helper

    Most Sign Painter Helpers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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