Paperhangers


Cover interior walls and ceilings of rooms with decorative wallpaper or fabric, or attach advertising posters on surfaces, such as walls and billboards. Duties include removing old materials from surface to be papered.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Painting And Paper Hanging
  2. Advertising

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 390 21.82 14.54 25.45 45,380 30,250 52,940
St Louis MSA 60 23.23 19.37 25.16 48,320 40,290 52,330
Central Region* 30 18.07 15.53 19.33 37,575 32,300 40,213
St. Louis County* 30 23.44 18.40 25.96 48,757 38,267 54,002

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 1,000 1,120 120 12.00 31 Good
St Louis MSA 140 160 20 14.29 5 Caution
Central Region* 40 40 .00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 70 80 10 14.29 2 Caution
Southwest Region* 30 30 .00 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)
or training in one of the following
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer