Career Profiles and Employment Projections
- Paperhangers: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Top 2 paperhanger Jobs
- Boyd Gaming, Inc.
- Las Vegas, NV
- Tradesmen International, Inc.
- Greensboro, NC
Scrape, sandpaper, prime, or seal surfaces prior to painting.
• Clean walls to ensure proper adherence.
• Cover surfaces with cloth or plastic
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What Paperhangers Do
Cover interior walls or ceilings of rooms with decorative wallpaper or fabric, or attach advertising posters on surfaces such as walls and billboards. May remove old materials or prepare surfaces to be papered.
- 2014 employment: 6,400
- May 2015 median annual wage: $33,590
Job Outlook for Paperhangers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 200
- Growth rate: 2 percent (Slower than average)
How to Become a Paperhanger
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.