Information About Cabinetmakers And Bench Carpenters

Training Requirements for Cabinetmakers And Bench Carpenters

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters
Training for Cabinetmakers And Bench Carpenters
Percent
Less than High School 19.1
High School 44.0
Some College 19.4
Associates Degree 7.3
Bachelors Degree 8.7
Masters Degree 1.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment outlook for Cabinetmakers And Bench Carpenters

Represents about 98,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more cabinetmakers and bench carpenters but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 9,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, cabinetmakers and bench carpenters make $16.73 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters $10.23 $12.46 $15.89 $19.88 $24.75
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Woodworkers $9.86 $11.60 $14.52 $18.35 $23.09
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, cabinetmakers and bench carpenters make $34,800 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters $21,280 $25,910 $33,050 $41,350 $51,470
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Woodworkers $20,510 $24,130 $30,210 $38,170 $48,030
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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