There are currently an estimated 109,300 cabinetmakers in the United States. The cabinetmaker job market is expected to grow by 2.3% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are cabinetmakers?
CareerExplorer rates cabinetmakers with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,000 cabinetmakers. That number is based on 2,500 additional cabinetmakers, and the retirement of 5,500 existing cabinetmakers.
Are cabinetmakers in demand?
Below average job growth is projected for cabinet makers, due to improved tools and techniques and imported prefabricated cabinets. Both of these factors are likely to result in declined demand in this field. The number of retiring workers and possible economic upturns should contribute limited openings. Cabinetmakers that focus on high-end custom woodwork will be best suited to compete against the trend toward mass production. Those who obtain CMA or Master CMA certification from the Cabinet Makers Association may further enhance their employability.
What’s the supply of cabinetmakers?
The cabinetmaker industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Pennsylvania
Cabinetmaker job market by state
|State Name||Employed Cabinetmakers|
|District of Columbia||90|