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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




2014-2024 Employment Projections for
Carpenters

Area Name Current Employment Projected Employment Annual %Change Total Annual Openings Star Rating
510 548 0.8 10 4
305 421 3.8 20 4
552 741 3.4 30 4
4,536 5,984 3.2 200 3
796 1,128 4.2 40 4
2,800 4,084 4.6 160 4
2,609 3,466 3.3 120 3
478 634 3.3 20 4
Utah Statewide 12,735 17,177 590 3
United States 945,400 1,005,800 0.6 16,910

* 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 2016 (data from May 2015)  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
$11.69 $17.20 $24,320 $35,770 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$12.35 $16.75 $25,680 $34,840 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$14.13 $18.97 $29,380 $39,470 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$12.45 $17.58 $25,890 $36,560 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$14.86 $17.07 $30,920 $35,510 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$12.75 $17.29 $26,530 $35,960 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$11.82 $16.16 $24,580 $33,610 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
$11.35 $15.21 $23,610 $31,630 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
Utah Statewide $12.33 $17.12 $25,640 $35,600 Apprenticeship High school diploma or equivalent None
United States -- $20.24 -- $42,090 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
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
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
53
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
50
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
50
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
50
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
50
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
50
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
50
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
50
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
Finish Carpenter 02/24/2017 Utah 14 18
Carpenters 02/24/2017 Weber 18 24
Carpenters 02/24/2017 Salt Lake 18 24
Woodworkers/Carpentry help needed 02/24/2017 Utah 10 10
Finish Carpenter Needed 02/24/2017 Utah 12 14
Carpenter Journeyman - Framing & Panel I 02/24/2017 Davis
Temporary Carpenter 02/23/2017 Salt Lake
Carpenter/Skilled Framer 02/23/2017 Grand
Framer 02/23/2017 Iron
Carpenters 02/23/2017 Davis 20 25
Load Builder 02/23/2017 Wasatch
Concrete/Rough Carpenter 02/22/2017 Salt Lake 16 21
Carpenter Apprentice 02/22/2017 Utah
Carpenter Apprentice 02/22/2017 Utah
Apprentice 02/22/2017 Summit 15 17
Estimator Residential Home Construction 02/22/2017 Salt Lake 50000 75000
Truss Builder 02/20/2017 Salt Lake 12
Installer 02/16/2017 Salt Lake
Trim Carpenter Journeyman 02/16/2017 Salt Lake
Carpenter Apprentice 02/16/2017 Salt Lake
Installation Lead 02/16/2017 Salt Lake 16
Construction Craftsmen 02/16/2017 Weber 15 26
Assistant Counter Top Installer 02/16/2017 Cache 11 11
Master Carpenter 02/16/2017 Iron 18
Carpenter Journeyman 02/16/2017 Weber
Carpenters 02/16/2017 Salt Lake
Scaffold Carpenter 02/15/2017 Salt Lake
Cabinet Installer 02/15/2017 Salt Lake 12 20
Cabinetry Worker - Sanding / Finishing 02/13/2017 Utah 10 10
Framer 02/13/2017 Utah 12 25
Truss Builder 02/10/2017 Salt Lake 12
Finish Carpenters and Tile Installers 02/09/2017 Davis 14 25
Assistant Cabinet Installer 02/09/2017 Washington 12 17
Cabinet Installer 02/09/2017 Washington 17 23
Journeyman Metal Framer 02/08/2017 Salt Lake 18 24
Journeyman Cabinet Maker 02/08/2017 Salt Lake 20 21
Custom Cabinet Installer 02/08/2017 Utah 17 30
Carpenters/Framers 02/07/2017 Davis 12 20
Load Builder 02/07/2017 Salt Lake
Load Builder 02/07/2017 Salt Lake
ASSEMBLE DOOR JAMBS, ATTACH DOOR STOP 02/06/2017 Utah 12 13
Construction Framer 02/06/2017 Juab
Framer 02/04/2017 Utah
Framer 02/03/2017 Utah
Vinyl Window and Siding Installers 02/02/2017 Salt Lake
Trim Carpenter 02/01/2017 Utah
Carpenter 02/01/2017 Salt Lake
Trim Carpenter 01/31/2017 Utah
Framing/Carpentry Laborer 01/30/2017 Salt Lake
Finish Carpenter 01/27/2017 Weber
Residential Construction Framer 01/23/2017 Washington
Carpenter 01/17/2017 Weber 15 22
framer Construction Carpentor 01/17/2017 Utah 15 20
Carpenters 01/17/2017 Summit 18 24
Carpenters 01/17/2017 Summit 18 24
Carpenters 01/17/2017 Wasatch 18 24
JOURNEYMAN CARPENTER 01/15/2017 Davis
Boat Instructor-Lake Powell-Bullfrog-Boa 01/11/2017 San Juan
In-Home Custom Window Consultant - River 01/04/2017 Weber
Carpenter / Mold Maker 12/27/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenter 12/23/2016 Cache
Carpentry 12/20/2016 Salt Lake
Custom Cabinet Installer 12/19/2016 Utah 17 30
Residential Wood Framer 12/16/2016 Salt Lake
Residential Wood Framer 12/16/2016 Salt Lake
Cabinetry 12/13/2016 Salt Lake
Lead Carpenter 12/03/2016 Davis 17 22
Wood Floor Specialist - 1/2 Time 11/30/2016 Utah
Construction/Installer/Insulation 11/30/2016 Utah
Builder - Residential Construction 11/22/2016 Salt Lake
Carpenter - Lake Powell - Hall's Crossin 11/19/2016 San Juan
Carpenter - Lake Powell - Bullfrog - Mai 11/11/2016 San Juan
Carpenter (SLC,UT area) 10/28/2016 Davis
Carpenter (Logan,UT Area) 10/28/2016 Cache
Carpenter 09/26/2016 Utah 18 25

Education and Training Providers
Carpenters

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