• Carpenters Helpers
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 30,930
    $20,360 range bar $39,860
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
    Image of growth rate score 5
    Very Fast Growing
  • Carpenters helpers assist carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. They use, supply, or hold materials or tools and clean work areas and equipment.

What do they typically do

  • Drill holes in timbers or lumber
  • Clean work areas, machines, or equipment to maintain a clean and safe job site
  • Align, straighten, plumb, or square forms for installation
  • Select tools, equipment, or materials from storage, and transport items to work site
  • Position and hold timbers, lumber, or paneling in place for fastening or cutting
  • Perform tie spacing layout and measure, mark, drill or cut
  • Cut timbers, lumber, or paneling to specific dimensions
  • Fasten timbers or lumber with glue, screws, pegs, or nails and install hardware

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.4%
Job Opening 223

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA

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