Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
57%
risk level
POLLING
49%
Based on 39 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
3.5%
by year 2032
WAGES
$38,810
or $18.66 per hour
Volume
95,980
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
3.8/10

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Automation risk

57% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

49% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 57% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' job openings is expected to rise 3.5% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' was $38,810, or $18 per hour

'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' were paid 16.2% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 95,980 people employed as 'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' within the United States.

This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters'.

Job description

Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products.

SOC Code: 51-7011.00

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