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South Central WDA: Yakima County
Seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surface for painting or papering.
According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is:
Less than high school
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*How we calculate wages - Source data for wages come from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey and are subject to restrictions and limitations of the survey. Self-employment, private households and agricultural employment, except for agricultural services, are excluded from OES. All wage estimations are adjusted as of March 2013.
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