Median pay for Experienced Carpenters is around $20.55 per hour. Total cash compensation to Experienced Carpenters bottoms out near $31K and approaches $74K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Experienced Carpenters like their work and job satisfaction is high. More than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and between a fifth and a fourth collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,652 - $77,021
(Median)
$27K
$46K
$77K
MEDIAN: $45,822
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$14.81 - $34.34
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$15
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$26,652 - $77,021  
   
Bonus
$450.00 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $5,383  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$30,905 - $73,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $34.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.88  
Overtime
$21.82 - $45.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$450.00 - $5,960  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $5,383  
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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$30,905 - $73,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,296
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Self-Employed offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $42K, but on the other end, some employees may earn up to $114K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,007

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Experienced Carpenters will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 55 percent. Experienced Carpenters will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+37 percent), San Francisco (+36 percent), Minneapolis (+35 percent), and Boston (+33 percent). Richmond ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Denver and 3 percent less in Baltimore, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Carpentry
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Blueprints
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National Average
$45,000

Finish Carpentry
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Cabinetry Installation
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Carpenter
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TRIM
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Window or Door Installation
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Adobe FrameMaker
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Roofing Materials Installation
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 260 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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