Average Hourly Rate for Carpenters' Union Employees

Carpenters' Union offers employees an average of $22.20 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $50.13. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $16.34 per hour. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $21.00 per hour. The largest fraction of Carpenters' Union people (28 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn about $31.45 per hour on average.

Locations

By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is $24.61 per hour.

Jobs

The highest paychecks go to Journeyman Carpenters, who earn an average around $29.00 per hour, closely trailed by Carpenters ($22.00), Office Managers ($19.95), and Millwrights (about $18.49). On the lower end are Carpenter Apprentices at approximately $17.00 on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $39.74 per hour for OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders; non-accredited workers make much less.

Skills

In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Roofing Materials Installation; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $33.67 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Window or Door Installation; one-half consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Blueprints, Cabinetry Installation, and Flooring Installation.

Gender

Carpenters' Union's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all employees, and for most employees, dental coverage is too.

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Key Stats for Carpenters' Union

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
Hourly Rate
$13 - $27

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
24%
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