Spray Gun Repairer

Repair and adjust spray-paint guns and paint-mixing machines.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Spray Gun Repairers do?

Repairs and adjusts spray-paint guns and paint-mixing machines, using handtools: Disassembles spray gun, using wrenches. Cleans parts in gasoline or other solvent. Wipes parts dry. Replaces valves, jets, and other worn or broken parts. Attaches new hose to guns. Turns thumbscrews, nuts, and other controls on gun to adjust jets and nozzles. Repairs agitators of paint-mixing equipment. May mix paints and lacquers, using paddle or electric shaker-agitator, scales, and viscosity cups. May order parts and materials to maintain inventory levels.


Should I be a Spray Gun Repairer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Spray Gun Repairer

    Most Spray Gun Repairers have an Associate's degree or a Certificate. Chart?chd=s:19ckaa&chl=no+college+%2842%25%29|certificate+%2849%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|bachelor%27s+%288%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,42,49
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