We surveyed 820 cabinetmakers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical cabinetmaker. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a cabinetmaker?
Working as a cabinetmaker typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a cabinetmaker?
A career as a cabinetmaker typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.
Is it easy to get a job as a cabinetmaker?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a cabinetmaker. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for cabinetmakers.
Do cabinetmakers work full-time or part-time?
73% of cabinetmakers work in full-time roles while 27% work part-time.
Is being a cabinetmaker stressful?
Cabinetmakers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as a cabinetmaker?
Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a cabinetmaker.
How competitive is the workplace for cabinetmakers?
Competition at work is not common for cabinetmakers.
Does being a cabinetmaker require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for cabinetmakers.
Are cabinetmakers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Cabinetmakers are afforded a certain level of ability to express themselves creatively, compared to other careers.
Do cabinetmakers have control over the direction of their work?
Cabinetmakers tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Is being a cabinetmaker physically demanding?
Being a cabinetmaker requires significant physical work, and is not a career for those unable to perform continuous and/or strenuous physical activity.
Are cabinetmakers exposed to a wide variety of work?
Cabinetmakers tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being a cabinetmaker require attention to detail?
As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for cabinetmakers.
Does being a good cabinetmaker require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a cabinetmaker.