As a union carpenter who’s ready to work, your salary can be more than $70,000 a year. The health and retirement benefits you earn travel with you from job to job, so that you can provide for your family and build a secure future. And from day one of your apprenticeship you start earning—not owing.
From hammer and nails to brand-new technologies like robotic survey tools, carpentry is made of equal parts tradition and innovation—and it grows more sophisticated all the time. The variety of crafts within the carpentry industry offers an expansive range of specialty careers.
Carpenters are coaches. They’re volunteers. They’re the people who help make your community a great place to live, work, and play. And with respectable incomes, a winning work ethic, and flexible schedules, carpenters also know how to make the most of life.