What is an Automobile Painter?


Automobile Painter Job Description

Automobile painters create custom paint designs for vehicles or perform cosmetic repairs to vehicles after collisions.



Typical Job Duties

• Communicate with clients to ensure their needs are thoroughly understood

• Prepare a work cost estimate for custom paint design or cosmetic repair job

• Maintain current knowledge of specialty painting techniques

• Remove rust and other debris from surfaces to be painted

• Select proper colours and surfaces for the project

• Perform quality assurance by checking for runs and sags



Scholarships for Becoming an Automobile Painter

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as an Automobile Painter. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our Fine Arts Scholarships page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for getting into this line of work. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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