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Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter is $17.53 per hour.
Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Salary (?
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$24,490 - $70,986
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MEDIAN: $37,193
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Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Salary (?
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$12.15 - $25.81
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,490 - $70,986  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,205  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,637 - $59,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $25.81  
   
Overtime
$15.96 - $35.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,205  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,637 - $59,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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Job Description for Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters generally work with wood products to create items of use such as tables, chairs, and benches. They measure and cut different types of wood (typically using woodworking machines such as power saws and jointers), as well as assemble and finish products. They must incorporate factors such as the quality of the wood, knots, and the intricacy of designs into their work, which may include pricing. Increasingly, computer software is used in cabinetmakers' and bench carpenters' work, and so skills in related design and manufacturing software may be preferred or required in this trade. These professionals must also know how to work with nails, glue, dowels, clamps, and other tools needed to assemble completed wood products. Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters must also be skilled in sanding, staining, and other methods necessary to finish wood.
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Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Tasks
  • Select lumber, materials and supplies.
  • Work from blueprints, sketches and drawings in addition to verbal and written descriptions to accomplish the job.
  • Build closets, counters, shelves, cabinets, doors, bulletin boards, windows, wall panels and other related finish carpentry items.
  • Dismantle or demolish and remove designated items prior to the commencement of repairs.

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Experience Affects Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$38,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 51%