The average pay for an Entry-Level Carpenter is AU$25.23 per hour. A skill in Carpentry is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$22,888 - AU$70,531
AU$23K
AU$49K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$48,769
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50%
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AU$18.93 - AU$35.69
AU$19
AU$25
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$25.23
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$25KAU$50KAU$75K
Salary
AU$22,888 - AU$70,531  
   
Bonus
AU$3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,860 - AU$74,420  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$18.93 - AU$35.69  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.30  
Overtime
AU$24.56 - AU$51.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$35,860 - AU$74,420  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 580

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,202

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Carpenter Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Carpenter in Wagga Wagga:
If you are supplying all of your own tools, trailer, vehicle, paying own fuel then discuss rate with employer so everything is accounted for I.e wear and tear on tools and vehicle.

Carpenter in Sydney:
"Hard On Your Body."
Some carpentry work can be very physical and stressful at times and can be hard on your body. Be prepared to work hard.

Key Stats for Carpenter

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
34%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Carpentry
▲20%


▲4%

▲3%



National Average
AU$52,000

▼2%

Carpenter
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 90%