Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Helpers--Carpenters (47-3012)

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).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 323 355 9.91 11 35 49
United States 34200 38200 0.0 1200 3700 5300
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 17.00 11.47 13.60 16.48 19.47 24.02
Alaska 18.31 12.81 14.65 18.37 22.17 24.27
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.43 12.17 13.79 16.65 20.95 24.23
Balance of State 20.37 14.25 19.61 21.50 23.35 24.45

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.