Stage Settings Painter

Paint walls and portions of motion picture sets.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stage Settings Painters do?

Paints walls, exteriors and interiors of buildings, furniture, and other portions of motion picture sets, using brush, roller, or spray gun: Blends paints, matches colors, or uses premixed paint or stain. Paints surfaces or objects on set to represent stonework, surface marble effects, and wood grain. May paint or burn wood and other surfaces of articles used in motion picture sets to create appearance of age, deterioration, or usage and be designated Ager.

Should I be a Stage Settings Painter?

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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Ager, Buildings Painter, Line Painting Machine Operator, Painter, Set, Painter, Stage Settings, Set Painter See More

    How to become a Stage Settings Painter

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