Average wage in the State of Hawaii (May 2021)*:
$38.08 / hour
$79,200 / per year
Typical Entry -Level Education**:
High school diploma or equivalent
Carpenters work indoors and outdoors on many types of construction projects, from installing kitchen cabinets to building highways and bridges.
How to Become a Carpenter**:
Carpenters typically learn on the job and through apprenticeships.
Want to know more?
* State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism “Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics” (2021) (https://files.hawaii.gov/dbedt/economic/data_reports/DLIR/OEWS-2021-Publication.pdf)
** Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/)