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Best states for a Carpenter

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Carpenters, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Carpenter positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

Our research shows that Alaska is the best state in the country for Carpenters.

The most common schools for Carpenters are University of Phoenix, Liberty University, and The Academy, and the most common majors are Business and Construction Management.

Business and Construction Management are the most common majors for people with jobs as Carpenters.

We found that the South is best for Carpenters, and the Northeast is the worst.

Franklin Town is the best city in the country for Carpenter jobs, where as Alaska is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Carpenters in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. Washington
  3. Hawaii
  4. Nevada
  5. Wyoming
  6. New Jersey
  7. Illinois
  8. New Hampshire
  9. Massachusetts
  10. Pennsylvania
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  • (107 jobs)
  • (6 jobs)
  • (36 jobs)
  • (18 jobs)
  • (53 jobs)
  • (60 jobs)
  • (67 jobs)
  • (69 jobs)
  • (132 jobs)

To determine the best states for Carpenters, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst.

Check out the list of best states for Carpenters below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Carpenters in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
21 $59,420 $45,000 $78,000 4.12
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in Alaska

2. Washington

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
107 $51,992 $39,000 $68,000 1.31
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in Washington

3. Hawaii

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
6 $67,358 $51,000 $88,000 0.8
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in Hawaii

4. Nevada

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
36 $44,534 $33,000 $58,000 1.81
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in Nevada

5. Wyoming

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
18 $43,024 $32,000 $56,000 3.71
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in Wyoming

6. New Jersey

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
53 $62,714 $50,000 $78,000 0.61
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in New Jersey

7. Illinois

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
60 $63,181 $47,000 $83,000 0.45
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in Illinois

8. New Hampshire

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
67 $42,299 $32,000 $55,000 3.86
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in New Hampshire

9. Massachusetts

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
69 $51,992 $39,000 $68,000 0.74
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in Massachusetts

10. Pennsylvania

Total Carpenter Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
132 $44,935 $34,000 $59,000 1.07
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Carpenter Jobs in Pennsylvania

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Carpenter

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Carpenter

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