Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Woodworker

Find Schools Near

What Does it Take to Be a Woodworker?

Woodworker Example All woodworkers not listed separately.

Types of Woodworker

  • Tight Cooper
  • Gun Stock Checker
  • Wood Casket Maker
  • Smoking Pipe Maker
  • Hand Woodworking Sander

What Kind of Woodworker Job Opportunities Are There?

In the United States, there were 12,100 jobs for Woodworker in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 3.3% which is below the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 400 new jobs for Woodworker by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 1,400 job openings in this field each year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Woodworkers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Woodworker are Iowa, Florida, and California. Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Utah, or Oklahoma. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Do Woodworkers Make A Lot Of Money?

The typical yearly salary for Woodworkers is somewhere between $20,990 and $54,200.

Salary Ranges for Woodworkers

Woodworkers who work in Washington, Pennsylvania, or California, make the highest salaries.

How much do Woodworkers make in each U.S. state?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $27,520
Arizona $39,270
California $44,570
Colorado $44,990
Florida $40,080
Georgia $31,760
Hawaii $37,950
Idaho $31,390
Indiana $40,910
Iowa $26,800
Louisiana $36,890
Maryland $37,690
Minnesota $30,080
Missouri $25,440
New Jersey $40,130
New Mexico $35,000
New York $42,460
North Carolina $37,820
Ohio $32,850
Oregon $33,390
Pennsylvania $49,670
Tennessee $31,660
Texas $35,180
Utah $42,550
Vermont $31,900
Virginia $41,300
Washington $60,040
Wisconsin $29,610

Where do Woodworkers Work?

Woodworker Sectors

Below are examples of industries where Woodworkers work:

Woodworker Industries

References:

Image Credit: Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert via Public domain

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Craftsman Trades Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.