Painters and decorators apply paint, wallpaper, and other finishes to interior/exterior surfaces of buildings.
Examples of Titles
Industrial Products Painter
Spray Paint Operator
Where They Work
People in this group work in construction companies, contractors in roofing, insulation, construction, glass installation, painting, floor covering, and building maintenance. They may also be self-employed.
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.