A Carpenter in Kansas City, Missouri earns an average wage of $22.25 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Blueprints.

$13.25 - $39.57
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$13
$22
$40
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $39.57  
   
Overtime
$54.38  
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Total Pay (?
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$30,415 - $83,537  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
465,927
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 50%

Blueprints
up arrow 26%

National Average
$47,000

Window or Door Installation
up arrow 4%

Siding Installation
up arrow 7%

Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 9%

Cabinetry Installation
up arrow 10%

Flooring Installation
up arrow 11%

FrameMaker
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 80%
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