Oregon Labor Market Information System
WIRED Occupation Report Center
WIRED Occupation Report
for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons (47-3014) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Help painters, paperhangers, plasterers, or stucco masons by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Construction laborers who do not primarily assist painters, paperhangers, plasterers, or stucco masons are classified under "Construction Laborers" (47-2061). Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).
Employment Projections for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
2008
Employment
2018
Employment

Change
%
Change
Projected
Annual
Growth
Openings
Projected
Annual
Replacement
Openings
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Total
Annual
Openings
222 223 1 0.5% 0 5 5

Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
No wage data is available for this occupation.
State of Oregon License Information for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons No statewide license is required for this occupation.


Current Job Openings for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 4 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 4 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Commercial Painter Helper 6/12/14 Clackamas $12.00/hr to $15.00/hr DOE
Painter Helpers 6/3/14 Aurora $10.00/hr DOE
Painter'S Helper 5/22/14 Portland $10.50/hr to $12.00/hr DOE
Painter Helper 5/2/14 Hillsboro DOE, Neg.


Major Industries of Employment for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Industry NAICS Ownership 2008
Employment
Construction 23 Private 212
Specialty Trade Contractors 238 Private 204
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors 2381 Private 50
Building Finishing Contractors 2383 Private 154


Educational Requirements for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons There are typically no educational requirements for this occupation. Those with a high school diploma or equivalent have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, short-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons
  • Apply Adhesives
  • Apply Cleaning Solvents
  • Apply Loading And Unloading Procedures
  • Apply Safe Waste Disposal Procedures
  • Clean Work Areas
  • Distinguish Colors
  • Erect Scaffold
  • Finish Wood And Metal Surfaces On Buildings And Other Structures
  • Follow Safety Procedures
  • Maneuver Heavy Objects
  • Mix And Match Paints, Stains And Pigments
  • Mix Materials Such As Mortar, Grout, Concrete, Plaster And Stucco To Proper Consistency
  • Operate Spray Paint Equipment
  • Paint Industrial Structures Such As Factories And Bridges
  • Prepare And Repair Building Surfaces For Painting Or Paperhanging
  • Supply Or Hold Materials Or Tools
  • Use Basic Mathematics
  • Use Dollies, Hand Trucks Or Wheelbarrows
  • Use Measuring Devices Such As Measuring Tape


Schools and Training Providers for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons No programs of training are associated with this occupation.


Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons No programs of training are associated with this occupation.


Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupation Oregon Job Applicants by Experience Level Washington Applicants
None <1 Year 1-4 Years 5-9 Years 10+ Years
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 236 405 673 233 241 0

Occupational experience is largely self-reported.

Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region.

Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.

Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department


Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 48%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, And Tile And Marble Setters 46%
Helpers--Roofers 44%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, And Steamfitters 43%
Painters, Construction And Maintenance 41%
Paperhangers 33%
Helpers--Electricians 31%
Helpers--Carpenters 31%
The Oregon-Washington WIRED Region consists of Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Washington.