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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
Construction Framer 09/27/2016 Salt Lake 11
Truss Builder 09/27/2016 Salt Lake 12
Carpenter Apprentices - Concrete Constru 09/27/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenter 09/26/2016 Utah 18 25
SKILLED WOODWORKERS NEEDED 09/26/2016 Utah 10 12
Cabinetry Builder 09/26/2016 Weber 10 12
Carpenter 09/26/2016 Salt Lake 18 25
Carpenter (SLC,UT area) 09/25/2016 Davis
Carpenter (Orem / Provo,UT area) 09/25/2016 Utah
Carpenter (Logan,UT Area) 09/25/2016 Cache
**Carpenters We Can Keep You Busy** 09/24/2016 Salt Lake
**Carpenters We Can Keep You Busy** 09/23/2016 Davis
Sr Carpenter 09/22/2016 Box Elder
Trim Carpenters Needed Immediately 09/22/2016 Salt Lake
Cabinetry Finisher 09/22/2016 Salt Lake 17 22
Cabinet Installer 09/22/2016 Salt Lake 12 20
Custom wood door builder 09/21/2016 Utah
Framer 09/21/2016 Salt Lake 10 20
Carpenter/Framer For S.L.C. 09/21/2016 Salt Lake 19 22
Custom wood door builder 09/21/2016 Utah
Carpenter 09/21/2016 Cache 12 14
Carpenter Journeymen Wanted 09/21/2016 Salt Lake
Framers Needed 09/21/2016 Salt Lake 13 18
Trim Carpenters Wanted Now! 09/20/2016 Davis
Trim Carpenters Needed Immediately 09/20/2016 Davis
Trim Carpenters Wanted Now! 09/20/2016 Salt Lake
Interior Trim Installers 09/19/2016 Davis 14 17
Framer 09/19/2016 Cache 9
Framer/ Carpenter 09/19/2016 Weber 13 15
Carpenters Needed Now! 09/17/2016 Salt Lake
Countertop Installer 09/16/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenters Needed Now! 09/16/2016 Davis
Experienced Shop/Installation Carpenter 09/16/2016 Cache 10 14
Installer 09/15/2016 Salt Lake
Packaging technician/Framer/Carpenter 09/15/2016 Salt Lake 14 17
Journeyman Trim Carpenter 09/15/2016 Salt Lake
Journeyman Trim Carpenter 09/14/2016 Salt Lake
Residential Construction Clerk 09/14/2016 Weber
Framer 09/12/2016 Weber
Residential Wood Framer 09/12/2016 Salt Lake
Lead Framer 09/12/2016 Cache
Residential Wood Framer 09/12/2016 Salt Lake
Journeyman Trim Carpenter 09/10/2016 Salt Lake
Finish Carpenter 09/09/2016 Salt Lake 12 23
Journeyman Commercial Carpenter 09/09/2016 Utah
Remodeling Carpenter 09/09/2016 Weber 14 17
Finish Carpenter 09/08/2016 Cache
Carpenter apprentice & Journeyman 09/08/2016 Salt Lake
Assistant Cabinet Installer 09/08/2016 Washington 12 15
Carpenter 09/07/2016 Cache
casework installer 09/07/2016 Davis 11 17
Trim Carpenter 09/06/2016 Utah
Framers-Construction 09/06/2016 Utah 10 10
Framer 09/02/2016 Davis 17.24
Millwork Door Builder 09/02/2016 Summit
Framer 09/02/2016 Davis 17.24
Skilled Carpenter 08/31/2016 Summit
Carpenters 08/31/2016 Salt Lake 19 19
Interior Trim Installers 08/29/2016 Davis 14 17
Carpenter II 08/27/2016 Salt Lake
Framer 08/22/2016 Morgan 17.24
Manufacturing/Building Construct. Intern 08/12/2016 Utah
Siding and installers 08/09/2016 Sanpete 10 15
Carpenters/Framers 08/09/2016 Davis 14 20
Skilled Carpenter 08/05/2016 Weber 12.5 20
Lead Marine Carpenter - Lake Powell - Bu 07/29/2016 San Juan
Wooden Garage Door Carpenter 07/28/2016 Salt Lake
Lead Marine Carpenter - Lake Powell - Bu 07/28/2016 San Juan
Marine Carpenter - Lake Powell - Bullfro 07/27/2016 San Juan
Framer / Carpenter 07/26/2016 Davis 12 20
Marine Carpenter - Lake Powell - Bullfro 07/26/2016 San Juan
Construction/ Framer 07/22/2016 Salt Lake 10 12
Finish Carpenter Helper 07/21/2016 Salt Lake 9 12
In-Home Custom Window Consultant - River 07/11/2016 Weber
Carpenter Formsetter 07/11/2016 Salt Lake
Installer 07/06/2016 Utah 10 22
Experienced Framers 07/05/2016 Utah 15 30
Carpenter Apprentices - Concrete Constru 07/01/2016 Salt Lake
Construction/Installer/Insulation 02/03/2016 Utah

Education and Training Providers
Carpenters

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