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  Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways
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  Video Icon  Carpenters
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  Specialized Occupations:
  * Construction Carpenters (ONET code: 47-2031.01)
  * Rough Carpenters (ONET code: 47-2031.02)
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Education & Training:
  Moderate-term on-the-job training (1 to 12 months)
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Wage Information:
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $59,244.00 $28.48 $29.12 $18.98 - $34.33
Bridgeport/Stamford $69,689.00 $33.51 $33.00 $24.87 - $37.86
Danbury $50,827.00 $24.44 $25.29 $16.95 - $28.86
Hartford $57,554.00 $27.67 $28.35 $17.47 - $34.94
New Haven $56,782.00 $27.30 $29.06 $19.62 - $32.56
New London/Norwich $56,421.00 $27.12 $26.97 $19.14 - $30.28
Waterbury $55,638.00 $26.75 $27.34 $18.03 - $30.76
Torrington $53,166.00 $25.56 $26.72 $19.02 - $30.84
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Occupation Outlook:
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 14,450 15,400 0.6% 1,438
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, and the number of annual openings will offer excellent job opportunities.
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
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