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Carpenters

Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways.

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Wages

This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.

 
  • Lower Income Salary $29k
  • Median Income Salary$43k
  • Upper Income Salary $79k

Employment Projections for this Job

 

Education Pathway

High school courses

  • Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.

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Degree Levels Offered

    • APPREN STUDIES CARPENTRY-AAS
    • TEAMSTER CONVENTION TRAINING
    • Carpentry Apprenticeship

Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.

  • 2

    Associate's Degree

  • 5

    Certificate Of Less Than One Year