Painters, Construction and Maintenance - What They Do

Once employed, Painters, Construction and Maintenance can expect to earn an average of $45,590.00 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Painters, Construction and Maintenance will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 5.0% rate of growth during this time period.

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Academic Programs of Interest

Drywall Finisher
A Drywall Finisher Program teaches a student how to prepare, tape, fill and sand all seams, corners and angles. A student will learn how to apply beading, texture, and finish edges. He/She will also be well versed in filling compounds, job estimating, and repairing holes and other damaged portions of the drywall.

A Drywall Finisher Program will usually take 3 years to complete. Upon graduation,... more
A Masonry Program will teach a student how to use bricks, concrete blocks, stone, structural tiles and other materials to construct or repair walls, foundations and other structures. Students of the Masonry Program are also taught how to prepare surfaces to be covered and how to properly mix ingredients they'll need.

The Masonry Program usually takes 4 years to complete. After graduating from the program,... more
Painter and Decorator
The Painter and Decorator Program is designed to teach a student how to apply paint, wallpaper, fabric and other finishes to interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures. A Painter and Decorator student will also learn how to repair cracks and holes in walls and prepare work surfaces by scraping, sanding, sand-blasting, hydro-blasting and steam-cleaning.

A student can usually complete the Painter and... more
Painting is a model for knowledge, a way of knowing the world. That's the core philosophy of most painting program, where uncovering what you want to say carries equal weight with learning how to say it. Students choose whatever materials, processes, forms, and formats that best enable them to express their relationship to the world. All approaches - traditional and non-traditional -- are supported and... more
The Plasterer Program is designed to teach a student how to apply coats of plaster and decorative coverings of other materials to the inside and outside walls and ceilings of buildings to produce finished and/or fireproofed surfaces.

The Plasterer Program will generally take a student 4 years to complete. Approx. 12 weeks of the program are designated to in-class study modules. After graduation, the Plasterer... more