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Painters and Paperhangers

Employment Prospects

Employers

There are approximately 228,420 painters and 2,780 paperhangers employed in the United States; most of them are trade union members. Approximately 38 percent of these workers are self-employed. Jobs are found mainly with contractors who work on projects such as new construction, remodeling, and restoration; others are found as maintenance workers for such establishments as schools, apartment complexes, and high-rise buildings.

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