Construction Carpenter Career

Job Description: Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools.


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Construction Carpenter Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$48,340

Median Hourly Wage

$23.24*

Total Employed Nationally

676,980


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.