Average Hourly Rate for Carpenters' Union Employees

The average pay for Carpenters' Union employees is $27.50 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $34.07. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $32.50 per hour on average.


Journeyman Carpenters represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $35.00 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Carpentry Journeymans have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $35.00 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Blueprints; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $35.00 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for the vast majority of employees.

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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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