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Carpenters

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $22.06
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Carpenters

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.22 $19.70 $35.56
Minnesota
$14.10 $22.06 $34.56
Central Minnesota
$15.12 $20.78 $32.50
Northeast Minnesota
$9.06 $24.06 $29.32
Northwest Minnesota
$12.75 $17.03 $23.64
Southeast Minnesota
$12.76 $20.06 $29.03
Southwest Minnesota
$12.88 $17.98 $31.89
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.97 $28.45 $35.77

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 13,250 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Carpenters most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand   

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 8,410 new Carpenters to meet market demand between 2010-2020. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Carpenters
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 1,001,700 1,197,600 196,000 19.6%
Minnesota 18,599 23,066 4,467 24%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 2,107 2,745 638 30.3%
Northeast Minnesota 1,259 1,563 304 24.1%
Northwest Minnesota 2,596 3,245 649 25%
Southeast Minnesota 1,610 1,945 335 20.8%
Southwest Minnesota 1,670 1,997 327 19.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,386 11,542 2,156 23%


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