We surveyed 987 painting, coating & decorating workers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical painting, coating & decorating worker. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a painting, coating & decorating worker?

Low

High

Working as a painting, coating & decorating worker typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a painting, coating & decorating worker?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a painting, coating & decorating worker typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a painting, coating & decorating worker?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as a painting, coating & decorating worker. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for painting, coating & decorating workers.

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Do painting, coating & decorating workers work full-time or part-time?

35% of painting, coating & decorating workers work in full-time roles while 65% work part-time.

Is being a painting, coating & decorating worker stressful?

Low

High

Painting, coating & decorating workers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as a painting, coating & decorating worker?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a painting, coating & decorating worker.

How competitive is the workplace for painting, coating & decorating workers?

Low

High

Painting, coating & decorating workers see mild competition in their workplace.

Does being a painting, coating & decorating worker require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Painting, coating & decorating workers will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.

Are painting, coating & decorating workers allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Painting, coating & decorating workers are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.

Do painting, coating & decorating workers have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

Painting, coating & decorating workers tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.

Is being a painting, coating & decorating worker physically demanding?

Low

High

Being a painting, coating & decorating worker requires significant physical work, and is not a career for those unable to perform continuous and/or strenuous physical activity.

Are painting, coating & decorating workers exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

While sometimes repetitive, painting, coating & decorating workers tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.

Does being a painting, coating & decorating worker require attention to detail?

Low

High

As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for painting, coating & decorating workers.

Does being a good painting, coating & decorating worker require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a painting, coating & decorating worker.