Timber Framer
Timber Framer
Timber Framer
Timber Framer
Timber Framer
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$63,075/ year*
Estimated Salary
$63,075
  /  year *
Estimated Salary
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Becoming a Timber Framer in Louisiana

Overview

Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction are traditional methods of building with heavy timbers, creating structures using squared-off and carefully fitted and joined timbers with joints secured by large wooden pegs....is commonplace in wooden buildings through the 19th century.
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$40,000/yr in Louisiana

What Timber Framers Love About Their Trade

New challenges every day.
Using big cool tools.
It's a great lifestyle.

Characteristics

High Paying
Work Indoors
Not Customer Facing
Variety of Tools
Not Hard on Body
Small Teams

Outlook

Advancement PotentialHigh
Are able to work up within their small teams.
Demand ForecastMedium
You must be good at marketing yourself.
Optionality PotentialLow
This trade does not easily transition into others.

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