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Carpenters

in Massachusetts

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

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
472031  Carpenters 23,512 24,335 823 3.50 % 352 82 270 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    12,990  55 % 13,520  56 % 530  4 % $59,180
Construction of Buildings    7,370  31 % 7,880  32 % 510  7 % $57,660
Specialty Trade Contractors    5,310  23 % 5,320  22 % 10  0 % $60,550
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    760  3 % 820  3 % 60  8 % $72,770
Administrative and Support Services    670  3 % 720  3 % 50  8 % $72,370
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    310  1 % 320  1 % 10  2 % $72,300
Educational Services    260  1 % 280  1 % 20  7 % $63,610
Educational Services    260  1 % 280  1 % 20  7 % $63,610
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    250  1 % 250  1 % 0  -1 % $57,840
Wholesale Trade    240  1 % 240  1 % 0  2 % $60,850
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    240  1 % 240  1 % 0  2 % $61,830
Health Care and Social Assistance    140  1 % 160  1 % 20  11 % $62,420
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing    140  1 % 140  1 % 0  4 % $64,550
Hospitals    120  1 % 130  1 % 10  10 % $64,970
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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