Average Hourly Rate for Carpenters' Union Employees

On average, Carpenters' Union employees receive $21.83 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $35.20. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More
Employer: Carpenters' Union
Hourly Rate Range by Job
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $21.00 per hour. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $16.34 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $25.00 per hour on average.

Locations

By state, Kentucky offers the highest pay at approximately $24.23 per hour.

Jobs

Bringing in the most money are Journeyman Carpenters — their earnings average $30.07 per hour. Carpenters are a close second at around $20.99 along with Carpenter Apprentices ($20.09) and Office Managers (around $19.95). Millwrights make an average $18.49, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $32.25 per hour for OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.

Skills

In this position, it pays to have Blueprints in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $26.75 per hour. Window or Door Installation is a popular skill in the Carpenters' Union workforce; one-third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Cabinetry Installation, Office Management, and Flooring Installation.

Gender

At Carpenters' Union, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

For almost all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too.

Carpenters' Union Employer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Carpenters' Union

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
Hourly Rate
$18 - $29
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.