Salary for Paperhangers

Also known as:  Billboard Poster, Paperhanger, Wall Covering Installer, Wallpaper Hanger, Wallpaperer

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Similar to a construction and maintenance painter, paperhangers apply wallpaper and finishes to walls, ceilings and other surfaces. Paperhangers apply the finishing touches to the inside or outside of buildings in order to give them a more decorative look. This includes wallpaper, stain, vinyl and fabric coverings. The education associated with this job is similar to that of a construction and maintenance painter. Usually a paperhanger is taught his or her trade on the job, but sometimes a formal apprenticeship is required. Usually one does not need a high school diploma or GED to become a paperhanger.

A Paperhanger can get a salary of around 32000 - 48000 based on level of experience. Paperhangers can receive a wage of Forty One Thousand Three Hundred dollars each year.

Paperhangers can get the highest pay in Nevada, where they receive an average job salary of approximating $62780.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 17.50 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Paperhangers tend to make the most in the following industries
Construction $45,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $32,480
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $32,480
Construction $45,380
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