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What Does it Take to Be a Woodworker?

Example of a Woodworker Job All woodworkers not listed separately.

  • Veneer Taper
  • Plywood Matcher
  • Veneer Drier
  • Tip Inserter
  • Belly Builder

Woodworker Employment Estimates

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 12,100 jobs in the United States for Woodworkers.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 3.6% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 400 new jobs for Woodworkers by 2026. The BLS estimates 1,400 yearly job openings in this field per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Woodworkers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Woodworkers are Texas, California, and Iowa.

Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Utah, or Oklahoma. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Woodworker Average Salary

Woodworkers Make between $20,990 and $54,200 a year. The median salary is $31,170.

Salary Ranges for Woodworkers

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

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Washington

$60,040

Pennsylvania

$49,670

Colorado

$44,990

California

$44,570

Utah

$42,550

New York

$42,460

Virginia

$41,300

Indiana

$40,910

New Jersey

$40,130

Florida

$40,080

Arizona

$39,270

Hawaii

$37,950

North Carolina

$37,820

Maryland

$37,690

Louisiana

$36,890

Texas

$35,180

New Mexico

$35,000

Oregon

$33,390

Ohio

$32,850

Vermont

$31,900

Georgia

$31,760

Tennessee

$31,660

Idaho

$31,390

Minnesota

$30,080

Wisconsin

$29,610

Alabama

$27,520

Iowa

$26,800

Missouri

$25,440

Who Employs Woodworkers?

Woodworker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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