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Painter of Transportation Equipment

What is Auto Body Painting?

Auto body painters operate or tend painting machines to paint surfaces of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, buses, trucks, trains, boats, and airplanes. Includes painters in auto body repair facilities.

Texas Career Snapshot

Painter of Transportation Equipment

It’s all in the numbers. Choose your personal STEM path, and discover a multitude of possibilities. From certificate to doctorate and associate to graduate - learn more about creating your career in the world of STEM.

Total Jobs

1,396

Starting Salary

$25,762

Average

Median Salary

$39,546

Average

Experienced Salary

$68,742

Average

Jobs Added

27

Last 3 Years

Expected Job Growth in DFW

7%

Next 3 Years | National: 4%

Painter of Transportation Equipment Educational Pathway

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The academic requirements for specific STEM career tracks vary as much as the disciplines. For some fields, an advanced degree is a must, but for others, it depends on your career goals. Whatever your path, here is a summary of the degree options available to you along the way.

  • Required Education: high school diploma
  • Entry Level Degree: high school diploma or equivalent
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    High School Endorsement Entry Level Degree

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    Certificate

  • Associates

    Associate Degree

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