Helpers--Carpenters (47-3012)

Occupation description:  Help carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Construction laborers who do not primarily assist carpenters are classified under Construction Laborers (47-2061). Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 307329 7.22 46
United States 39,70042,700 7.5300 500800

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.049.2710.85 13.4116.5019.64
Alaska 18.1612.5114.74 17.4521.6026.04
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.4912.3214.39 17.4223.5627.30
Southeast Region 16.6213.4215.41 16.7818.1519.38
Balance of State 18.2512.3114.28 19.1421.9023.56

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
591129 21.820.2 14.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation181
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation14
UI claimants previously working in occupation127
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 441
Number of job position postings 36
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 12.2

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Scaffolds

 Degree
Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Fall Protection (NSTC and OSHA Offered)

 Degree
Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
Scaffold Safety and Fall Protection Certificate

 Degree
Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Scaffolding Endorsement

 Degree
Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Fall Protection Authorized User

 Degree
Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Fall Protection