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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Carpenters *
 
Carpenters
(O*NET 47-2031.00, SOC 47-2031)
 
More detailed occupations under this title:
 - Construction Carpenters
 - Rough Carpenters
  • Knowledge
  • Skills
  • Abilities
  • Interests
  • Work Styles
  • Work Activities
  • Detailed Work Activities
  • Tasks
What they do
Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and 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.
 
Wages
Vermont - 2018
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 14.15   n/a  
25% $ 16.82   n/a  
Median $ 20.54   n/a  
75% $ 25.57   n/a  
90% $ 30.30   n/a  
 
Average $ 21.44   n/a  
1 What are Percentile Wages?
n/a - Information not available
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Industries of Employment
United States - 2016
IndustryPercent of total
  • Self-employed workers, all industries
33%
  • Construction of buildings
32%
  • Specialty trade contractors
22%
  • Heavy and civil engineering construction
3%
  • Administrative and support services
2%
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Projected Employment
 Vermont
2016 employment 6,970
2026 employment 7,038
Annual percent change
(compounded)
0.1%
Annual projected job openings
(due to change and separations)
637
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Education and Experience:
  • Typical education needed for entry
    High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    No work experience
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    Apprenticeship
Based on BLS Education and Training Classifications
 
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Vermont.gov State of Vermont Department of Labor