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Utah Occupational Report for
Occupational Code:  47-2031


Report Contents
Occupation Description Star Rating
Employment Projections Occupation Wages
License Information Related Occupations
Skills Industries and Employers
Schools and Training Providers Current Job Openings


Occupational Description for
Carpenters

Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways



Statewide Star Rating for
Carpenters




2012-2022 Employment Projections for
Carpenters

Area Name Current Employment Projected Employment Annual %Change Total Annual Openings Star Rating
550 750 3.6 30 4
90 110 2.3 -- 4
680 950 4 40 4
1,920 2,710 4.1 100 3
2,070 3,100 4.9 130 4
4,940 6,370 2.9 200 3
200 340 6.8 20 5
610 1,040 6.9 50 4
Utah Statewide 11,070 15,360 3.9 570 3
United States 901,200 1,119,400 2.4 32,920

* Due to rounding and because projections are made separately for each area and the state, figures for all areas will probably not add up to the state total. In addition, star ratings are applied differently to each area.




Occupational Wages-Published April 2015 (data from May 2014)  for
Carpenters


This is the wage of the absolute middle worker in the occupation. In other words, if there were 100 workers in the occupation and we ranked the wages from low to high, the median would be the wage of the 50th worker. Thus, one-half of the workers earned wages below the median and one-half of the workers earned wages above the median.

The wage for new workers entering the occupation. Because they lack experience and/or skilled training, new workers are not offered, or paid, the"average wage" for an occupation. The estimated "Inexperienced wage" is an indicator of what the new, inexperienced worker might expect from the employer. It reflects the average of the wage estimates of the bottom third of the wages of the workers in the scope of the survey for the occupation.

This is the wage of the absolute middle worker in the occupation. In other words, if there were 100 workers in the occupation and we ranked the wages from low to high, the median would be the wage of the 50th worker. Thus, one-half of the workers earned wages below the median and one-half of the workers earned wages above the median.

Training describes the education/experience requirements most commonly used by workers to obtain the occupational skills necessary to function in any given occupation. Usually, the higher the skill level required by an occupation the higher the level of education experience necessary.

Area Name Hourly Inexperienced Hourly Median Annual Inexperienced Annual Median On the job Training Education Experience
$10.98 $14.89 $22,833 $30,972 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$11.30 $16.87 $23,510 $35,100 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$10.94 $15.57 $22,760 $32,390 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$14.34 $17.48 $29,820 $36,350 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$12.84 $17.91 $26,710 $37,250 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$11.57 $15.96 $24,070 $33,200 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$10.76 $15.97 $22,390 $33,210 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
United States -- $19.63 -- $40,820 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
Utah Statewide $12.11 $17.04 $25,180 $35,440 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None

* Indicates that Hourly wage rates for occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available.
** This wage is equal to or greater than $70.00 per hour or $145,600 per year.



Utah License Information for
Carpenters


Utah State license information is not available for this occupation.


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Carpenters
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Industries and Employers
Carpenters

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Occupational Skills Information  for
Carpenters

Construction Carpenters
# Importance* Skill Description
53
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
50
Equipment Selection Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
50
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
47
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
47
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
47
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
47
Mathematics Using mathematics to solve problems.
47
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
47
Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
47
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
*Importance is on a scale of 1 - 100.
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Rough Carpenters
# Importance* Skill Description
56
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
53
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
53
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
53
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
53
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
53
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
53
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
50
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
50
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
47
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
*Importance is on a scale of 1 - 100.
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Current Job Openings for
Carpenters

Job Title Date Posted Location Minimum Salary Maximum Salary
Wooden Garage Door Carpenter 07/28/2016 Salt Lake
Lead Marine Carpenter - Lake Powell - Bu 07/28/2016 San Juan
Carpenters 07/28/2016 Weber 15 19
Experienced Carpenter 07/28/2016 Summit 15 30
Crating/Framing Positions 07/28/2016 Utah 14 15
Door Builder 07/28/2016 Utah 11 15
Woodworking - Finish 07/27/2016 Salt Lake 12
Shop Carpenter 07/27/2016 Cache 10 13
Marine Carpenter - Lake Powell - Bullfro 07/27/2016 San Juan
Marine Carpenter - Lake Powell - Bullfro 07/26/2016 San Juan
Residential Construction Framer 07/26/2016 Washington
Cabinetry Builder 07/26/2016 Weber 10 12
SKILLED WOODWORKERS NEEDED 07/26/2016 Utah 10 12
Pallet Builder (Piece Rate, $10 - $18 +) 07/26/2016 Salt Lake
Truss Builder 07/26/2016 Salt Lake 12
Construction Framer 07/26/2016 Salt Lake 10
Framer / Carpenter 07/26/2016 Davis 12 20
Construction/ Framer 07/22/2016 Salt Lake 10 12
Metal Cabinet install 07/22/2016 Utah
Journeyman Carpenter 07/22/2016 Utah
Carpenter II 07/21/2016 Salt Lake
Finish Carpenter Helper 07/21/2016 Salt Lake 9 12
Finish Carpenter 07/21/2016 Salt Lake 12 23
Truss Builder 07/21/2016 Salt Lake 12 13
Carpenters 07/21/2016 Davis 20 25
Metal Cabinet install 07/21/2016 Utah
Remodeling Carpenter 07/20/2016 Salt Lake
Journeyman Carpenter 07/20/2016 Utah
Woodworker / Cabinet Installer 07/19/2016 Washington 17 22
Finish Carpenter 07/19/2016 Utah 18
Cabinet Installer 07/19/2016 Salt Lake 22 35
Assistant Cabinet Installer 07/19/2016 Washington 12 15
Framer 07/18/2016 Utah 14 23
Carpenter Journeyman 07/18/2016 Davis
Carpenter Apprentice 07/18/2016 Davis
Finish Carpenter 07/18/2016 Weber
Carpenter Apprentice 07/16/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenter Journeyman 07/16/2016 Salt Lake
Cabinet Installer 07/15/2016 Cache 10 16
Counter Top Installer 07/15/2016 Cache 15
Journeyman Framer 07/14/2016 Utah
Journeyman Framer 07/14/2016 Utah
Custom wood door builder 07/13/2016 Utah
Custom wood door builder 07/13/2016 Utah
Skid Builder 07/11/2016 Weber
In-Home Custom Window Consultant - River 07/11/2016 Weber
Carpenter Formsetter 07/11/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenters 07/10/2016 Salt Lake
Siding and installers 07/08/2016 Sanpete 10 15
Framers 07/07/2016 Utah 10 20
Framers 07/07/2016 Summit 10 20
Framers 07/07/2016 Salt Lake 10 20
Carpenter - Journeyman 07/06/2016 Uintah
Cabinet Installer 07/06/2016 Cache
Installer 07/06/2016 Utah 10 22
Framer 07/05/2016 Utah
Experienced Framers 07/05/2016 Utah 15 30
Carpenter Apprentices - Concrete Constru 07/01/2016 Salt Lake
Finish Carpenters 07/01/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenters 07/01/2016 Weber
Cabinet Builder 06/29/2016 Cache 10 12
Veneer Panel Craftsman 06/28/2016 Salt Lake
EXPERIENCED CARPENTERS 06/27/2016 Salt Lake 10 18
Carpenters 06/24/2016 Weber 15 28
Cabinet Installer 06/24/2016 Box Elder
Carpenters 06/24/2016 Salt Lake 15 28
Construction Experience Specialist,West, 06/23/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenter 06/15/2016 Salt Lake
HOUSE WOOD FRAMERS 06/15/2016 Utah 9 20
Residential/Commercial Window Installers 06/15/2016 Salt Lake 9 16
Residential Wood Framer 06/14/2016 Salt Lake
Residential Wood Framer 06/14/2016 Salt Lake
Lead Radon Mitigation System Installer 06/09/2016 Davis 16 24
Remodeling Specialists 06/09/2016 Salt Lake 15 20
Wood Floor Specialist - 1/2 Time 06/06/2016 Utah
Construction Carpenter 06/06/2016 Iron 10 20
Builders 06/03/2016 Salt Lake 12 12
Wood Cabinet Assembler 06/03/2016 Salt Lake 12 12
Wood Work Finishers 06/03/2016 Salt Lake 12 12
Carpentry 06/01/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenter/Finish Carpenter 05/24/2016 Salt Lake
FINISHED CARPENTER 05/19/2016 Salt Lake 10 20
Installer 05/19/2016 Davis
Carpenter 05/18/2016 Iron
Carpenter 05/18/2016 Garfield
Siding Installer 05/13/2016 Iron
Woodworkers 05/12/2016 Salt Lake
Lead Installer 05/06/2016 Salt Lake 22
Exp Framers needed 05/05/2016 Utah 10 20
Cabinet Installer 05/05/2016 Utah 40000 80000
Carpentry 05/03/2016 Salt Lake
CUSTOM CABINET INSTALLER 05/03/2016 Salt Lake 20 25
Construction/Installer/Insulation 02/03/2016 Utah
Wood Finishing Operator 08/28/2015 Summit

Education and Training Providers
Carpenters

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