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List of Industries Employing Carpenters

The following industries employ Carpenters ,  SOC Code  47-2031  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Post secondary vocational training  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Residential Building Construction   (NAICS 236100 ) 29,100 37,300 8,200
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors   (NAICS 238100 ) 14,200 20,200 6,000
Building Finishing Contractors   (NAICS 238300 ) 12,700 17,400 4,700
Nonresidential Building Construction   (NAICS 236200 ) 9,600 11,700 2,100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,900 2,100 200
Other Specialty Trade Contractors   (NAICS 238900 ) 1,800 2,300 500
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 1,000 1,100 100
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction   (NAICS 237300 ) 900 1,100 200
Other Heavy Construction   (NAICS 237900 ) 800 600 -200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Services to Buildings and Dwellings   (NAICS 561700 ) 800 900 100
Utility System Construction   (NAICS 237100 ) 400 500 100
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 300 300 0
Waste Management and Remediation Service   (NAICS 562000 ) 200 200 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 200 200 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 200 200 0
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 200 200 0
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 200 200 0
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 200 200 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Performing Arts Companies   (NAICS 711100 ) 100 100 0
Amusement Parks and Arcades   (NAICS 713100 ) 100 100 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Lessors of Real Estate   (NAICS 531100 ) 100 100 0
Ship and Boat Building   (NAICS 336600 ) 100 100 0
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg   (NAICS 327000 ) 100 100 0
Federal Government   (NAICS 999100 ) 100 100 0
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 0 100 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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