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Help carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.


SOC Code 47-3012 - Helpers--Carpenters is a a final level code of the “Construction and Extraction Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 32,920 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $16.26 and average Annual Wage of $33,830.


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, "Construction Trades Workers" (47-2000).

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Occupation Examples

  • Beam Builder Helper
  • Building Carpenter Helper
  • Carpenter Assistant
  • Carpenter Helper
  • Construction Carpenters Helper
  • Hardwood Floor Installation Helper
  • House Carpenter Helper

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