Painters can improve their abilities in the following areas to qualify for higher-paying positions:

Drywall Repair
Obtaining experience with drywall repairs can help painters earn more in their professions. This also covers drywall installation, popcorn ceiling removal, and deck repair.

Deck Staining
Painters may qualify for higher-paying positions by learning how to stain decks properly. With this skill, painters can also navigate their way with staining kitchen cabinets and garage doors.