Number employed in 2006: 10,000
Percent change in 2016: -12.2 percent
Education/training: Technical school or apprenticeships lasting two to four years are a great way to gain a combination of classroom and paid on-the-job training that could. There are few informal training opportunities.
2006 median salary: $34,190
Job outlook: The need for paperhangers will decline as more modern decorative finishes, such as faux effects and sponging, gain in popularity at the expense of paper, vinyl, or fabric wall coverings.
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