Construction and Cabinetmaking Career Outlook

Percent Employed

100%

Employed

 

2019-2020 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Program Snapshot Report (this statewide data may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates’ responses) 

Employed in Related Field

67%

Employed in a Related Field

 

2019-2020 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Program Snapshot Report (this statewide data may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates’ responses) 

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Range of Yearly Salary

2019-2020 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Program Snapshot Report (this statewide data may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates’ responses) 

 


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

 A carpenter working on building a house

Carpenter

Carpenters construct, repair and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials.

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Cabinetmaker/Furniture Maker

Cabinetmakers and Furniture Makers cut, shape and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Woodworking Machine Operator

  • Furniture Finisher

  • Millperson

  • Machine Setup Person

  • Cabinetmaker/Furniture Maker

  • Salesperson

  • Draftsperson

  • Material Handling Specialist

  • Interior/Exterior Finisher

  • Estimator

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Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Construction and Cabinetmaking technical diploma at Northwood Tech, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at Northwood Tech. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

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