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Experienced Carpenter Salary

Median pay for Experienced Carpenters lies in the neighborhood of $19.84 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Over a third enjoy medical while roughly a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-sixth. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$28,676 - $75,747
(Median)
$29K
$47K
$76K
MEDIAN: $46,940
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$14.13 - $32.01
(Median)
$14
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$28,676 - $75,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,429  
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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$29,928 - $72,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $32.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $0.94  
Overtime
$18.52 - $43.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $3,429  
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).
)
$29,928 - $72,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,620

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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Carpenters, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Carpenters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+46 percent), Chicago (+42 percent), Portland (+29 percent), and Philadelphia (+28 percent). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Baltimore.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Carpenter Salaries

finish carpenter
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Carpenter
up arrow 3%

Blueprints
up arrow 1%

Cabinetry Installation
0%

National Average
$42,000

FrameMaker
up arrow 1%

Window or Door Installation
up arrow 1%

Flooring Installation
up arrow 2%

Roofing Materials Installation
up arrow 3%

framing
up arrow 3%

Siding Installation
up arrow 5%

Drywall
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 274 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 62%