Salary for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Also known as:  Cabinet Builder, Cabinetmaker, Marquetry Worker, Wood Furniture Assembler, Wood Working Assembler

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Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters assemble and repair wooden products and woodworking machines. Their job can be dangerous as they are often required to deal with sharp tools. It is often required that potential applicants for this position have already completed their technical school in order to be considered. After being hired, an employer usually requires up to two years of job training on-site.

A Cabinetmaker or Bench Carpenter can receive an average salary ranging between 24000 to 36000 depending on education and experience. Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters can get a compensation of Thirty One Thousand Eight Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters can obtain the highest pay in the District of Columbia, where they get compensation, on average, of just about $49230. People with these jobs can make the most money in Transportation and Warehousing, where they receive an average pay rate of $50930.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 18.19 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $50,930
Transportation and Warehousing $37,900
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $37,790
Health Care and Social Assistance $35,630
Construction $35,570
Other Services (except Public Administration) $34,800
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $27,760
Management of Companies and Enterprises $30,690
Retail Trade $31,420
Manufacturing $31,450
Wholesale Trade $31,880
Educational Services $34,120
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