General Carpenters work mainly with wood, wood substitutes, and materials like drywall, plaster, steel, copper, and tiles. They may construct, install, maintain, or repair structures and be responsible for framing and forming or finishing cabinets, doors, stairs, and other major wooden structures.
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Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $25.00 per hour.