Information About Cabinetmakers And Bench Carpenters

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Training

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters
Training for Cabinetmakers And Bench Carpenters
Percent
Less than High School 22.0
High School 42.0
Some College 20.8
Associates Degree 6.3
Bachelors Degree 7.3
Masters Degree 1.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment

Represents about 131,000 people in the United States- 12.6% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 11,000 more cabinetmakers and bench carpenters but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 41,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, cabinetmakers and bench carpenters make $15.49 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters $9.51 $11.70 $14.60 $18.20 $22.60
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, cabinetmakers and bench carpenters make $32,220 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters $19,780 $24,430 $30,530 $37,920 $47,060
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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