Sector: Manufacturing


A carpenter career could be for you if…
Your skills include active listening, coordination, quality control analysis.
Your interests can be described as realistic, investigative and conventional.
Your values include support, independence and working conditions.

Career Overview

A carpenter is a skilled construction worker who collaborates with construction crews to construct, adjust, and fix wooden frameworks in a variety of construction projects. They use their hands and tools to create and install frameworks that are long-lasting. Apart from constructing frameworks, they may also install cabinets, siding, drywall, and insulation. To achieve success, carpenters need to possess the ability to read blueprints, take measurements, calculate required materials, and have a comprehensive understanding of carpentry techniques.

Other job titles include: bridge carpenter, cabinet maker, carpenter, concrete carpenter, construction carpenter, form carpenter, framer, maintenance carpenter, rough carpenter, scaffold builder.

Education and Training

These occupations usually require a high school diploma.


National Average Annual Salary
$36,160.00 - $89,950.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$17.39 - $43.25
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