What are the top U.S. states for woodworking and how much can you earn in the different industries? Check out the three infographics for details, plus find more market data in the December 2018 FDMC Wood Industry Almanac.
Click on the image to enlarge. Job information shown for cabinetry, residential furniture, contract/office furniture, architectural woodwork, store fixtures, windows & doors, flooring, wood containers and pallets, and engineered wood products manufacturing.
Fast Facts: U.S. forestry industry
In 2017, an estimated 937,500 people were employed in the U.S. forest products industry, according to research by Statista. Of that, 428,500 were in the wood products sector, 373,400 in pulp and paper, and 135,600 in forestry and logging.
The USDA report, U.S. Forest Resource Facts and Historical Trends (2014) notes domestic timber inventory is only 10% of the world’s total, and 96% of U.S. consumption comes from domestic supplies.
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