Carpenter in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Carpenters in Boston pull down an average of $22.30 per hour. The majority of Boston Carpenters claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just over two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly less than one-fifth collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,700 - $60,000
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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$14.91 - $34.12
$15
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $22.30
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90%

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Salary
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$31,059 - $73,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.91 - $34.12  
   
Overtime
$44.22  
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$31,059 - $73,122  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $38K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $49K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Carpenters in Boston, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. For some reason, Carpenters in Boston, Mass. with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $46K.

Key Stats for Carpenter

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$47,000

▼3%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Project Management
▲31%

Blueprints
▲29%

Siding Installation
▲19%

Flooring Installation
▲19%

Cabinetry Installation
▲12%

Window or Door Installation
▲6%

National Average
$47,000

Adobe FrameMaker
▼3%

FrameMaker
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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