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Paperhangers - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by area of the country, employer, and the worker's skill level. Wages for apprentices are usually 40 to 50 percent lower than for experienced workers. As apprentices gain experience in wallpaper hanging, their wages increase at regular intervals.

Wallpaper hangers who who work full time for a business often receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance. Self-employed wallpaper hangers must provide their own insurance.

Paperhangers (SOC 47-2142)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Wage data for this occupation are not available.
United States Hourly $15.95 $19.48 $23.86
Yearly $33,180 $40,520 $49,630

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.