Carpenter

Carpenters build frameworks and structures by cutting and shaping wood and other construction materials.

Interests & Skills

Being Active

Being Creative

Being Outside

Detail-Oriented

Math & Numbers

Troubleshooting

What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

One of construction’s most iconic roles, carpenters are involved throughout the building process, from basic layout to the finishing touches on a home, school or office.

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*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.

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