Sector: Manufacturing

Cabinet Maker

A cabinet maker career could be for you if…
Your skills include operations monitoring, quality control analysis and critical thinking.
Your interests can be described as realistic and conventional.
Your values include support, relationships and achievement.

Career Overview

Cabinet makers are skilled professionals who construct, repair, and install wooden cabinets, furniture, and fixtures. They can work for custom furniture manufacturers, construction companies, and cabinetmaking contractors, or may choose to be self-employed. To excel in this field, one must have expertise in cutting, shaping, and assembling wooden articles, as well as setting up and operating various woodworking machines like power saws, jointers, and mortises. These machines help surface, cut, or shape lumber or create parts for wood products.

Other job titles include: cabinet assembler, cabinet builder, cabinet installer, cabinetmaker, double end tenon operator, frame builder, framer, woodworker.

Education and Training

These occupations usually require a high school diploma.


National Average Annual Salary
$29,120.00 - $58,570.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$14.00 - $28.16
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