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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  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.

2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 14.959.8411.65 14.3517.5421.09
Alaska 18.1812.6114.38 18.3521.7223.98
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.7112.5614.21 19.6722.4424.18
Southeast Region 17.8413.7916.08 17.6219.1623.15

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
528113 21.421.4 14.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation191
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation16
UI claimants previously working in occupation120
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 446
Number of job position postings 11
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 40.5

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

ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)

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

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

Ilisagvik College   (Barrow)
Scaffolding Endorsement

Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Fall Protection Authorized User

Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Fall Protection