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Sign Painter - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Sign Painter"

How much does a Sign Painter in the federal government get paid? $60,898.17* *Based on the 2021 average.

Sign Painter was the 440th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 29 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Sign Painting, with an average salary of $57,601.

Government Sign Painting jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Sign Painting job is FWS-9, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard covers the nonsupervisory work of producing signs and posters, decorating models and displays, painting markings on vehicles, ships, or aircraft, or performing other functions requiring skill in lettering. The work involves the ability to design, lay out, and decorate signs, to execute freehand and mechanical lettering, and skill in various production techniques such as silkscreen printing, application of reflective sheeting, and lettering with machines.

Agencies that have hired a Sign Painter

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 13 $57,600.92
National Park Service 10 $61,371.70
Bureau of Land Management 4 $53,551.75
Presidio Trust 2 $94,655.50

Sign Painter Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Sign Painter is $60,898.17. The highest paid Sign Painter made $97,880 in 2021.

Common Sign Painter Payscales

Payscale Number of Sign Painting Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 26
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 2
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 1

Starting Paygrade: $11.13 to $30.53 / hour at paygrade FWS-9
Maximum Paygrade: $11.13 to $30.53 / hour at paygrade FWS-9

Other Jobs at the FWS-9 Paygrade

FWS-9 is the starting paygrade for Sign Painting jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-9 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Maintenance MechanicFWS-7FWS-10
Production Machinery MechanicFWS-8FWS-11
Electric Power ControllingFWS-8FWS-10
Offset Press OperatingFWS-7FWS-11

Average Sign Painting Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Sign Painter was $43,668. Since then, the average pay has increased to $60,898 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 4104.

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