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Automotive Refinisher

Kaipeita Waka

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Automotive refinishers prepare vehicle surfaces, match and mix colours, and apply paint to vehicles.


Automotive refinishers with one to five years' experience usually earn

$17-$25 per hour

Automotive refinishers with over five years' experience usually earn

$25-$32 per hour

Source: Collision Repair Association, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an automotive refinisher are good due to increasing demand for their services.
A man kneels down to prepare a car body for painting

Automotive refinishers prepare cars before they paint them

Last updated 5 April 2018