Carpenter/Carpentry Contractor Salary & Careers | Penn Foster Career School

Carpenter Salary and Careers

Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Career Information

Penn Foster Career School can help you take the first step on your career path. There are a lot of opportunities for carpenters:

How much do carpenters make?
Currently, the average carpenter salary is $39,940.¹

Penn Foster Career School's Career Services

Career Cruising

We've partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help carpentry students like you, do more with the skills that you have. You'll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you make career choices, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you'll have access to advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a career diploma. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Carpenter Students and Graduates

Visit the Community’s Carpenter academic group page to see what carpenter students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook," 2014-15 Edition, Carpenters, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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