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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters



Help carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Construction laborers who do not primarily assist carpenters are classified under "Construction Laborers" (47-2061). Apprentice workers are classified with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2231).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota  27$19.02/hr$15.49/hr$15.49/hr$19.88/hr$19.88/hr$25.15/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Construction190$19.88/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -10-
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/A$19.88/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$15.34/hr0.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 40$11.20/hr-1.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 170$19.88/hrN/A
Minnesota 190$19.88/hrN/A


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Carpenters 17,190$29.40/hr1.3%
Pipelayers 830$39.31/hr0.7%
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 210$21.46/hrN/A
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1,070$29.93/hr3.7%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,150$38.29/hr-5.2%


  • Select tools, equipment, or materials from storage and transport items to work site.
  • Clean work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe job site.
  • Clean work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe job site.
  • Fasten timbers or lumber with glue, screws, pegs, or nails and install hardware.
  • Hold plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines.
  • Glue and clamp edges or joints of assembled parts.
  • Position and hold timbers, lumber, or paneling in place for fastening or cutting.
  • Perform tie spacing layout and measure, mark, drill or cut.
  • Smooth or sand surfaces to remove ridges, tool marks, glue, or caulking.
  • Hold plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines.