Carpenters in Boston, Mass. take home an average $23.49 per hour. Job satisfaction for Boston Carpenters is high. Just over two-fifths enjoy medical while around a tenth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one in ten. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$32,700 - $60,000
(Median)
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$50K
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MEDIAN: $50,000
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$15.15 - $37.25
(Median)
$15
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$50,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,653 - $80,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $37.25  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Total Pay (?
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$31,653 - $80,072  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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. Carpenters in Boston, Mass. bring in $60K after working for 10 to 20 years. Carpenters in Boston who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $51K.

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Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%


National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 23%

Blueprints
up arrow 14%

Siding Installation
up arrow 14%

Cabinetry Installation
up arrow 7%

Flooring Installation
up arrow 6%

Window or Door Installation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 7%

FrameMaker
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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