Training Requirements for Paperhangers

Paperhangers need no formal educational credential and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Paperhangers
Percent
Less than High School 34.9
High School 38.7
Some College 16.2
Associates Degree 4.2
Bachelors Degree 4.9
Masters Degree 1.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment Outlook for Paperhangers

This represents about 6,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more paperhangers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.

Typical Income for Paperhangers

Hourly Income

On average,paperhangers make $17.53 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Paperhangers $11.66 $13.44 $16.23 $20.53 $25.75
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Construction trades workers $12.42 $15.53 $20.34 $28.31 $37.86
Painters and paperhangers $11.95 $14.49 $18.04 $23.81 $30.55
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, paperhangers make $36,470 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Paperhangers $24,250 $27,950 $33,770 $42,690 $53,560
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Construction trades workers $25,840 $32,290 $42,310 $58,890 $78,750
Painters and paperhangers $24,850 $30,130 $37,520 $49,520 $63,540
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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