Carpenters are skilled in the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction. Journeyman carpenters have completed all apprenticeship hours. There are many different types of carpenters including general carpenters, Interior systems, scaffold erectors, floor layers, Millwrights, shipwrights, trade show, pile drivers, and bridge builders.
Annual value of pay and benefits for an in-union Journeyman Carpenter: $90,220
Benefits can include:
- Higher pay
- Better working conditions
- Better healthcare
- More sick leave and vacation time
- Employee representation