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Carpenters
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Carpenters
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2019 2024 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
15,288 16,585 1,297 8.48% 259 1,732 1,992 $23.23 $48,319 High school diploma or equivalent
Description: Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways to control the proper circulation of air through the passageways and to the working places.
Forecast Data Source: EMSI (3rd Quarter 2019)