Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
57%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.5%
by 2031
WAGES
$37,540
or $18.05 hourly
VOLUME
93,070
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 57% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' job openings is expected to rise 3.5% by 2031
'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' was $37,540, or $18.05 hourly
'Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters' are paid 18.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as cabinetmakers and bench carpenters?

As of 2021 there were 93,070 people employed as Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% 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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