Carpenter Apprenticeship



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.

Training at a Glance

4
Years
=
6240 hrs
On the Job
+
400 hrs
Instruction
+
Special
Provision
  • 250 hours unpaid related instruction
  • Red Cross First Aid
  • Red Cross CPR
  • Transition to Trainer

WI Employment Outlook & Wages *

+8.44% Job outlook through
2024 in Wisconsin
&
$58,439 Experienced **
Level Salary

* Wisconsin Long Term Occupation Employment Projections, 2016-2026 (Statewide). Office of Economic Advisors, WI Department of Workforce Development, December 2018. & US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment Statistics, estimates May 2017.
Reports can be viewed on DWD's premiere source for Labor Market Information, WisConomy.com.

* * Average (mean) annual salary earned by the upper two-thirds of all workers in the selected location, occupation, and industry.
Actual salaries will vary by employer and other factors.


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