Average Hourly Rate for Carpenters' Union Employees

Carpenters' Union offers employees an average of $30.00 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $48.53. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Carpenters' Union
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[-]Journeyman Carpenter (4)
$20.50 - $51.36  
[-]Journeyman Carpenter (4)
Hourly Rate$20.50 - $51.36  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Years of Experience

When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (67 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make about $32.50 per hour on average.


Journeyman Carpenters earn the highest median pay at $38.50 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Carpentry Journeymans receive bigger paychecks ($35.00 per hour) than those without credentials.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Blueprints; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $38.50 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Carpenters' Union workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a company pension plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Almost all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for almost all employees also include dental insurance. Carpenters' Union employees also enjoy perks such as a defined benefit retirement plan.

Key Stats for Carpenters' Union


43 %
57 %
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
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