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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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 this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
99,400 2.1 % $18.09 $37,620 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.47 $13.74 $17.21 $21.61 $26.72
Annual Wage (2) $23,860 $28,580 $35,790 $44,950 $55,570


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing (3371 and 3372 only) 68,060 19.24 $17.94 $37,310
Other Wood Product Manufacturing 10,430 4.48 $16.97 $35,300
Building Finishing Contractors 6,630 0.79 $19.64 $40,850
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 1,900 1.16 $17.41 $36,210
Employment Services 1,830 0.05 $15.59 $32,430

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing (3371 and 3372 only) 68,060 19.24 $17.94 $37,310
Other Wood Product Manufacturing 10,430 4.48 $16.97 $35,300
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 1,900 1.16 $17.41 $36,210
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing 730 0.89 $16.52 $34,350
Building Finishing Contractors 6,630 0.79 $19.64 $40,850

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 230 0.01 $26.37 $54,850
Support Activities for Air Transportation 40 0.02 $24.93 $51,860
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 330 0.06 $24.79 $51,560
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 60 (7) $24.49 $50,940
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 50 (7) $22.82 $47,460


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 9,260 0.53 0.79 $18.80 $39,110
Texas 8,900 0.72 1.06 $15.31 $31,840
Indiana 5,290 1.72 2.54 $16.90 $35,160
Florida 4,790 0.54 0.81 $18.23 $37,920
Pennsylvania 4,570 0.77 1.15 $19.09 $39,710




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Idaho 1,290 1.77 2.61 $17.42 $36,240
Indiana 5,290 1.72 2.54 $16.90 $35,160
South Dakota 670 1.57 2.32 $15.97 $33,210
Montana 700 1.49 2.20 $18.46 $38,390
Oregon 2,640 1.39 2.05 $19.06 $39,650




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 200 0.32 0.47 $24.98 $51,950
Connecticut 880 0.53 0.78 $22.76 $47,340
Massachusetts 2,240 0.62 0.91 $22.22 $46,210
New Jersey 1,160 0.28 0.42 $22.21 $46,190
Maryland 560 0.21 0.31 $22.13 $46,030





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,610 0.37 0.55 $22.80 $47,420
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,420 0.55 0.81 $19.34 $40,230
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,880 0.79 1.16 $15.88 $33,030
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 2,290 16.75 24.75 $17.01 $35,390
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,220 0.47 0.70 $20.85 $43,370
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,860 0.94 1.40 $20.42 $42,460
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,740 0.57 0.84 $15.16 $31,540
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,700 2.99 4.42 $18.51 $38,490
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,340 0.48 0.71 $22.57 $46,940
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,310 1.09 1.61 $20.39 $42,420