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Painting and Finishing Work: Career and Education Opportunities

Painters and Finishers perform the last steps in the construction process. Providing the final coat on both new and old construction, they bring their skills to bear to finish the job.

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STATES WITH EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN Painting and Finishing Work

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CAREERS WITHIN Painting and Finishing Work

Painter

Painters paint walls, equipment, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. Painters need to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them. They also need to pay attention to ongoing situations and monitor them as they develop.
Paperhanger

Paperhangers cover interior walls and ceilings of rooms with decorative wallpaper or fabric, or attach advertising posters on surfaces, such as walls and billboards. Paperhangers need to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them. They also need to manage their own time and the time of others.