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Carpenters

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $28.78
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Carpenters *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.97 $23.94 $30.75
Minnesota
$23.21 $28.78 $36.60
Central Minnesota
$22.67 $24.28 $30.58
Northeast Minnesota
$22.02 $23.40 $29.65
Northwest Minnesota
$18.73 $23.37 $29.47
Southeast Minnesota
$22.03 $23.98 $30.24
Southwest Minnesota
$18.73 $23.43 $29.41
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$23.86 $30.42 $37.81

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 17,130 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Carpenters most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 21,414 new Carpenters to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Carpenters
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 942,900 963,000 20,100 2.1%
Minnesota 22,918 23,213 295 1.3%
Central Minnesota 3,253 3,321 68 2.1%
Northeast Minnesota 1,127 1,136 9 0.8%
Northwest Minnesota 2,261 2,338 77 3.4%
Southeast Minnesota 2,105 2,139 34 1.6%
Southwest Minnesota 1,900 1,933 33 1.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 12,007 12,122 115 1%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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