Career Outlook for Carpenters

Also known as:  Beam Builder, Building Carpenter, Construction Carpenter, Counter Installer, Custom Wood Stair Builder, Finish Carpenter, Hardwood Floor Installer, House Carpenter, Wood Floor Layer
The overall job outlook for Carpenter careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 29.70 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.95 percent per year. Demand for Carpenters is expected to go up, with an expected 829,880 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 16.72 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Carpenters in the following states
California 63,610
New York 50,180
Pennsylvania 34,150
Texas 30,820
Florida 30,330
Illinois 28,930
Washington 21,610
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Carpenters
Virgin Islands 250
District of Columbia 970
Guam 1,260
Delaware 1,800
Vermont 2,490
Wyoming 2,630
Rhode Island 2,660
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