Carpenter in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Median pay for Carpenters in Boston is around $22.76 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to more than a third, and close to a tenth earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$15.20 - $36.58
(Median)
$15
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $36.58  
   
Overtime
$33.25  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$32,238 - $75,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

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


For many Carpenters in Boston, Mass., extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. During the first five years of their careers, Boston Carpenters see a median income of $43K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $44K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $48K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $52K.

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Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries


National Average
$49,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 28%

Flooring Installation
up arrow 26%

Cabinetry Installation
up arrow 15%

Siding Installation
up arrow 9%

Blueprints
up arrow 8%

Window or Door Installation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

FrameMaker
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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