Cabinetmakers


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100264
Cabinetmakers

Cabinetmakers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

About 11% of cabinetmakers are self-employed.

Major employers:

  • Cabinet manufacturers
  • Household furniture manufacturers
  • Office furniture manufacturers

Outlook

Demand will decrease over the next few years for cabinetmakers. Automation may limit employment in the wood making industry, however, the continued need to repair and renovate residential and commercial properties will promote some growth.

Some job opportunities will arise as cabinetmakers retire or leave this occupation for other reasons. Job prospects are best for cabinetmakers who can design using computers and have good math skills.

Cabinetmakers (CIS 100264)

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Illinois
2,752
Medium
&
4.2%
5.8%
>>>>
299
Moderate
  Champaign Area
88
Medium
&
4.5%
7.0%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
327
Very large
&
3.4%
5.0%
>>>>
35
High
  Cook County
1,024
Medium
&
2.4%
5.6%
>>>>
107
Moderate
  Decatur Area
16
Small
&
12.5%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
202
Medium
&
10.9%
9.7%
>>>>
24
Moderate
  Du Page County
188
Small
&
2.1%
5.4%
>>>>
19
Few
  Edwardsville Area
29
Small
&
0.0%
5.1%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
14
Small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
31
Small
&
3.2%
5.2%
>>>>
4
Few
  Lake County
142
Small
&
7.0%
8.6%
>>>>
16
Moderate
  McHenry County
55
Medium
&
3.6%
6.8%
>>>>
6
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
14
Very small
&
7.1%
6.8%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Northwest Illinois Area
48
Small
&
4.2%
3.6%
>>>>
5
Few
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
82
Small
&
6.1%
7.3%
>>>>
9
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
29
Small
&
3.4%
4.3%
>>>>
3
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
42
Small
&
2.4%
5.7%
>>>>
4
Few
  Rockford Area
148
Medium
&
6.1%
7.6%
>>>>
16
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
30
Medium
&
3.3%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
45
Small
&
2.2%
4.7%
>>>>
4
Few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
56
Small
&
10.7%
6.4%
>>>>
7
Few
  Vermilion County
24
Medium
&
8.3%
4.9%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Will County
166
Medium
&
7.8%
9.1%
>>>>
19
Moderate
United States
112,200
Medium
&
-2.9%
3.7%
>>>>
9,300
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.