Spray Gun Striper

Paint decorative stripes on manufactured articles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Spray Gun Stripers do?

Paints decorative stripes on manufactured articles, using spray gun and templates: Fills reservoir of spray gun with paint or enamel. Positions straightedge, template, or other guide on article to be striped, and pulls trigger of gun to apply paint or enamel as gun is moved along surface. Touches up stripe, using brush, and wipes excess paint from surface, using cloth and turpentine. May stripe articles against molding or in groove of article without use of guide. May paint decorative stripes or spiral designs on articles such as bisque ware or wheels as they revolve on turntable or mandrel, using spray gun equipped with specified striping nozzle. May be designated according to product or article striped as Pottery Striper; Washing-Machine Striper.

Should I be a Spray Gun Striper?

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: Gun Striper, Spray Gunner, Spray-Gun Sizer, Striper, Spray Gun

    How to become a Spray Gun Striper

    Most Spray Gun Stripers 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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