WIRED Occupation Report
for Tapers (47-2082) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surface for painting or papering.
Employment Projections for Tapers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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 Tapers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
State of Oregon License Information for Tapers No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Current Job Openings for Tapers in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are no openings for this occupation in the WIRED region.
Major Industries of Employment for Tapers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Educational Requirements for Tapers 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, moderate-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Tapers
Schools and Training Providers for Tapers The training providers listed below offer one or more of the following programs:
Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Tapers
Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Tapers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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 Tapers 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.