Construction and Cabinetmaking Career Outlook

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WITC Construction and Cabinetmaking Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


WITC Construction and Cabinetmaking Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

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$31,198 - $51,996

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Construction and Cabinetmaking Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019



Typical positions available after graduation include:

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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 WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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"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 WITC. 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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