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 gets an average compensation that can range from $27,070 - $91,340 depending on experience and talent. can earn an average compensation of fourty-nine thousand eight hundred and twenty dollars every year.

can get the best compensation in Massachusetts, where they can get average wages of approximately $82,690. This group of people have the highest pay levels in Construction, which has normal pay levels of $64,800.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 42.06 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Paperhangers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Construction
$64,800
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$49,350
Manufacturing
$40,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,830
Retail Trade
$38,200

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$38,200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,830
Manufacturing
$40,490
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$49,350
Construction
$64,800