Average Hourly Rate for Carpenters' Union Employees

Median pay for Carpenters' Union workers sits around $20.99 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $48.60. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Average pay is around $21.00 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $15.25 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Carpenters' Union folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $25.00 per hour.


By state, Carpenters' Union employees make the most in Kentucky, earning about $24.23 per hour on average.


Journeyman Carpenters are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $32.50 per hour; Carpenters and Office Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $20.99 and approximately $15.15, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $32.25 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.


In this position, it pays to have Blueprints in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $26.75 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Carpenters' Union is Window or Door Installation; one-fourth of employees use it for work. Cabinetry Installation, FrameMaker, and Office Management round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all employees can count on health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage as a benefit.

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