Carpenters are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Carpenters was $39,715 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Carpenters by wage are Electronic equipment installers & repairers, motor vehicles, Insulation workers, and Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers.
Carpenters are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners
The top 3 locations that employ the most Carpenters are Cobb County (Central)Marietta City PUMA, GA, Pasadena City (North & Central)Inside Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, and Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Carpenters are Pasadena City (North & Central)Inside Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, East of Loop TX-12 & West of I-35E PUMA, TX, and Suffolk County (East) PUMA, NY.