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Helpers, Painters, Paperhangers, and Plasterers
(SOC Code : 47-3014)
in California

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).

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$14.75$10.44$12.97$16.01

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 20202,6003,20060023.1120

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Building Finishing Contractors 19,69092.8%
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 14,2993.3%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Clean work areas and equipment.
Perform support duties to assist painters, paperhangers, plasterers, or masons.
Apply protective coverings such as masking tape to articles or areas that could be damaged or stained by work processes.
Erect scaffolding.
Fill cracks or breaks in surfaces of plaster articles or areas with putty or epoxy compounds.
Supply or hold tools and materials.
Smooth surfaces of articles to be painted, using sanding and buffing tools and equipment.
Mix plaster, and carry plaster to plasterers.
Place articles to be stripped into stripping tanks.
Remove articles such as cabinets, metal furniture, and paint containers from stripping tanks after prescribed periods of time.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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