Helpers--Carpenters


Help carpenters by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Exclude apprentice workers and report them with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2221). Exclude construction laborers who do not primarily assist carpenters, and classify them under 'Construction Laborers' (47-2061).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Residential Building Construction
  2. Carpentry And Floor Work
  3. Roofing, Siding, And Sheet Metal Work

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 1,450 11.76 8.83 13.22 24,460 18,380 27,500
Columbia MSA 30 11.44 8.70 12.80 23,780 18,090 26,630
St Joseph MSA 20 8.86 7.80 9.39 18,430 16,230 19,520
Springfield MSA 20 11.08 9.26 11.98 23,040 19,270 24,930
St Louis MSA 560 14.13 9.73 16.33 29,390 20,240 33,970
Kansas City* 130 10.94 8.14 12.35 22,765 16,929 25,683
Northwest Region* 20 9.09 7.82 9.73 18,912 16,269 20,233
Ozark Region* 30 14.62 9.53 17.16 30,403 19,822 35,693
St. Louis County* 170 16.78 10.78 19.77 34,892 22,426 41,125
West Central Region* 40 10.43 8.01 11.64 21,693 16,662 24,208

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 1,700 1,840 140 8.24 97 Great
Kansas City MSA 420 490 70 16.67 28 Good
Central Region* 340 350 10 2.94 19 Great
Northeast Region* 90 90 .00 5 Good
Northwest Region* 90 100 10 11.11 5 Great
Ozark Region* 170 200 30 17.65 11 Great
Southeast Region* 140 170 30 21.43 9 Good
Southwest Region* 90 90 .00 5 Outstanding

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
Carpentry/Carpenter