Addressing the Talent Crisis: Wood Industry Workforce Analysis
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With over 120,000 new wood industry jobs posted in the U.S. in 2023, we’re experiencing a talent crisis.

As part of our mission is to help the U.S. wood industry thrive in our global economy, the Wood Industry Resource Collaborative (WIRC) is sharing this in-depth report with key findings to help us gain a better understanding of our workforce challenges.

Download the Wood Industry Workforce Analysis, our free report, and you’ll get:
  • A high-level overview of the secondary wood industry with key metrics and a comparison to other industries with similar workforce and skill needs

  • Top occupations, including granular data of the demands, expectations, and opportunities for core and enabled careers

  • A detailed appendix with hands-on explanations of calculations, definitions, and workforce categorizations

Learn more by downloading our report! Are you interested in learning more about WIRC? Learn how we’re engaging and equipping our industry’s new workforce at