Oregon Labor Market Information System
WIRED Occupation Report Center
WIRED Occupation Report
for Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers (47-3014) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Help painters, paperhangers, plasterers, or stucco masons by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Exclude apprentice workers and report them with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2221). Exclude construction laborers who do not primarily assist painters, paperhangers, plasterers, or stucco masons, and classify them under "Construction Laborers" (47-2061).
Employment Projections for Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
2008
Employment
2018
Employment

Change
%
Change
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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 Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
No wage data is available for this occupation.
State of Oregon License Information for Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers No statewide license is required for this occupation.


Current Job Openings for Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 1 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 1 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Painter'S Helper 4/16/14 Portland Metro Area $12.00/hr to $14.00/hr DOE


Major Industries of Employment for Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers 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 Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers 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 Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers
  • 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
  • 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 In Construction Work Such As Transits Or Measuring Tapes


Schools and Training Providers for Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers The training providers listed below offer one or more of the following programs:

Apprenticeship Division
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite1045
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (971) 673-0760
Programs of Training:
Timber Lake Job Corps Center
59868 E Highway 224
Estacada, OR 97023
Phone: (503) 834-2291
Programs of Training:


Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers

Program Award State Completers Year
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer Apprenticeship completers Oregon 6 2008
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer Job Corps completers Oregon 19 2008


Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers 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
Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers 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 Painter's, Paperhanger's, Plasterer's, and Stucco Mason's Helpers 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
Construction Trades' Helpers, All Other 50%
Brickmason'S, Blockmason'S, Stonemason'S, And Tile And Marble Setter'S Helpers 46%
Roofer'S Helpers 46%
Pipelayer'S, Plumber'S, Pipefitter'S, And Steamfitter'S Helpers 43%
Painters, Construction And Maintenance 39%
Paperhangers 33%
Electrician'S Helpers 32%
Carpenter'S Helpers 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.