Name: Justin Katz
Job Title: Carpenter
Where: Newport, RI
Employer: David E. Michael, Distinctive Homes
Years of Experience: 3
Education: BA in English, University of Rhode Island
Salary: See the PayScale Research Center for the median carpenter salary.
Carpenter Salary: How to Become a Carpenter
Carpentry is one of those archaic professions that seems to be outsource-proof and recession-proof. Becoming a carpenter can require an investment not only in tools, but also in developing woodworking, mathematical, and organizational skills. In this Salary Story, we spoke to career carpenter Justin Katz who explained the factors that can affect a carpenter salary, different aspects of carpenter jobs, and helpful information on how to become a carpenter.
For readers interested in how to apply for carpenter jobs, the training qualifications of a carpenter, growth potential for carpenter jobs, and how to earn a higher carpenter salary, this interview provides a sturdy foundation. Keep reading to find out how to become a carpenter and why carpentry can be rewarding work.