Number of carpenters employed in 2006: 1,462,000
Projected Number of carpenters that will be employed in 2016: 1,608,200
The numbers of positions for carpenters is expected to increase by 10% between 2006 and 2016.
*Some careers have been clustered with closely related occupations for some statistics.
**Employment projections are derived from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Projections and Training Data, 2006-07 Edition