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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products. Excludes "Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders" (51-7040).


National estimates for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
Industry profile for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
Geographic profile for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

National estimates for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
93,300 2.2 % $ 18.70 $ 38,900 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 12.17 $ 14.20 $ 17.65 $ 22.36 $ 27.63
Annual Wage (2) $ 25,310 $ 29,530 $ 36,710 $ 46,500 $ 57,460


Industry profile for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing (3371 and 3372 only) 63,270 19.13 $ 18.50 $ 38,480
Other Wood Product Manufacturing 9,900 4.34 $ 17.78 $ 36,980
Building Finishing Contractors 6,620 0.82 $ 20.01 $ 41,620
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 2,320 1.58 $ 18.70 $ 38,890
Residential Building Construction 1,780 0.22 $ 21.30 $ 44,310

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing (3371 and 3372 only) 63,270 19.13 $ 18.50 $ 38,480
Other Wood Product Manufacturing 9,900 4.34 $ 17.78 $ 36,980
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 2,320 1.58 $ 18.70 $ 38,890
Building Finishing Contractors 6,620 0.82 $ 20.01 $ 41,620
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing 450 0.56 $ 15.52 $ 32,280

Top paying industries for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 210 0.01 $ 27.30 $ 56,790
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 310 0.06 $ 25.40 $ 52,830
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 70 (7) $ 24.49 $ 50,950
Elementary and Secondary Schools 40 (7) $ 24.03 $ 49,990
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40 (7) $ 23.10 $ 48,040


Geographic profile for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 9,220 0.56 0.84 $ 19.97 $ 41,540
Texas 8,930 0.74 1.10 $ 15.37 $ 31,970
Indiana 5,130 1.76 2.62 $ 17.65 $ 36,710
Florida 4,410 0.52 0.78 $ 18.01 $ 37,450
Ohio 4,140 0.81 1.20 $ 18.68 $ 38,850




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Idaho 1,400 1.95 2.90 $ 17.78 $ 36,980
Vermont 530 1.90 2.83 $ 22.91 $ 47,650
Indiana 5,130 1.76 2.62 $ 17.65 $ 36,710
South Dakota 670 1.63 2.43 $ 16.65 $ 34,630
Oregon 2,910 1.61 2.40 $ 19.76 $ 41,110




Top paying states for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 200 0.34 0.51 $ 25.60 $ 53,240
New Jersey 800 0.21 0.31 $ 23.96 $ 49,850
New York 3,600 0.41 0.62 $ 23.97 $ 49,850
Massachusetts 2,240 0.67 1.00 $ 23.09 $ 48,030
Vermont 530 1.90 2.83 $ 22.91 $ 47,650





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,490 0.60 0.89 $ 20.80 $ 43,270
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,850 0.32 0.48 $ 25.98 $ 54,040
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,510 0.70 1.04 $ 15.98 $ 33,250
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 2,440 19.35 28.85 $ 17.93 $ 37,290
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,890 0.43 0.65 $ 22.81 $ 47,440
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,730 0.58 0.87 $ 15.09 $ 31,380
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,570 0.85 1.27 $ 20.84 $ 43,340
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,430 1.25 1.86 $ 21.66 $ 45,050
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,400 0.54 0.80 $ 22.91 $ 47,650
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,330 2.57 3.83 $ 19.02 $ 39,560




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 2,440 19.35 28.85 $ 17.93 $ 37,290
Lebanon, PA 250 5.21 7.76 $ 20.09 $ 41,790
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 640 4.41 6.58 $ 13.34 $ 27,750
Idaho Falls, ID 250 3.69 5.50 $ 16.04 $ 33,370
St. George, UT 240 3.55 5.29 $ 18.57 $ 38,620
Hot Springs, AR 100 2.83 4.22 $ 15.50 $ 32,250
Sioux Falls, SD 430 2.83 4.21 $ 17.00 $ 35,360
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 110 2.74 4.08 $ 13.93 $ 28,970
Lancaster, PA 620 2.67 3.98 $ 19.36 $ 40,270
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 130 2.58 3.85 $ 15.35 $ 31,930




Top paying metropolitan areas for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Trenton, NJ 40 0.17 0.25 $ 31.55 $ 65,630
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 60 0.29 0.43 $ 27.35 $ 56,890
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA (8) (8) (8) $ 27.26 $ 56,710
Urban Honolulu, HI 130 0.30 0.45 $ 26.60 $ 55,340
Worcester, MA-CT 150 0.56 0.83 $ 26.24 $ 54,580
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,850 0.32 0.48 $ 25.98 $ 54,040
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV (8) (8) (8) $ 25.29 $ 52,600
Barnstable Town, MA (8) (8) (8) $ 25.15 $ 52,320
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 40 0.96 1.44 $ 25.04 $ 52,090
Rockford, IL 60 0.42 0.63 $ 24.86 $ 51,710

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous) 1,040 3.32 4.95 $ 17.39 $ 36,170
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 790 2.93 4.37 $ 13.22 $ 27,500
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 620 3.07 4.57 $ 19.05 $ 39,620
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area 610 4.29 6.40 $ 14.25 $ 29,650
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 600 3.32 4.95 $ 17.27 $ 35,920

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area 400 6.18 9.21 $ 13.76 $ 28,630
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area 610 4.29 6.40 $ 14.25 $ 29,650
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area 470 4.18 6.24 $ 16.56 $ 34,440
Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 180 3.82 5.69 $ 15.01 $ 31,230
North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous) 1,040 3.32 4.95 $ 17.39 $ 36,170

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 40 0.40 0.60 $ 28.56 $ 59,400
Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area 110 2.03 3.03 $ 25.12 $ 52,250
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $ 23.84 $ 49,580
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 180 1.36 2.03 $ 23.60 $ 49,090
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 40 0.39 0.59 $ 23.36 $ 48,580


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021