Demographic information on Carpenters in the US. The average age of male Carpenters in the workforce is 40.5 and of female Carpenters is 38.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Carpenters is White.
Data on higher education choices for Carpenters from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Carpenters is Business but a relatively high number of Carpenters hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Carpenters from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Carpenters need many skills, but most especially Coordination, Critical Thinking, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Carpenters need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.
Projections on wages and job growth for Carpenters from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Carpenters are expected to see a growth of 6.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.