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Average Hourly Rate for Carpenters' Union Employees

On average, Carpenters' Union employees receive $32.50 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $48.53. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Carpenters' Union
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Years of Experience

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Carpenters' Union employees (63 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn around $35.00 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 $38.50 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Carpentry Journeymans have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $38.50 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Blueprints in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $38.50 per hour.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of respondents receive health insurance, and the vast majority of survey participants get dental coverage.

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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