SOC: 47-2031

 Carpenters construct, erect, install, and repair structures. They read plans, identify and gather the needed materials, determine the equipment required, and measure and mark the materials for cutting. They then cut and shape materials, and assemble and install them.

Los Angeles County Carpenters:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training





High school



To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.