Whether you are thinking about what you want to do after high school, beginning a new chapter in your life, or simply looking for a stable career, one thing rings true: the wood industry has a place for you.
Here are a few key findings from our 2023 workforce analysis of the wood industry.
Over 16,000 U.S. companies are hiring in the wood industry.
120,000 new job openings were posted in 2023.
Wood industry job postings remain elevated with a 25% increase in the prior 12 months.
As a collaboration between trade associations representing different sectors of the woodworking industry, our purpose is to improve the perception of manufacturing industry careers and strengthen the wood industry workforce.