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Experienced Carpenter Salary

For Experienced Carpenters, hourly average wages total $19.73 per hour. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in five collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Carpenters, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$28,188 - $74,341
(Median)
28K
47K
60K
74K
MEDIAN: $46,753
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$14.04 - $31.31
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,188 - $74,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
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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$29,797 - $70,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.04 - $31.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $0.94  
Overtime
$18.17 - $41.75  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,474  
   
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).
)
$29,797 - $70,694  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,434
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Pay Difference by Location


Experienced Carpenters will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 47 percent. Experienced Carpenters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+33 percent), New York (+32 percent), Philadelphia (+28 percent), and Pittsburgh (+23 percent). Falling short of the national average by 20 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Houston. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Baltimore and Cincinnati (2 percent lower).

Skills That Affect Experienced Carpenter Salaries

finish carpenter
up arrow 22%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Blueprints
up arrow 1%

Cabinetry Installation
up arrow 1%

FrameMaker
0%

Window or Door Installation
0%

National Average
$42,000

Flooring Installation
up arrow 1%

framing
up arrow 1%

Carpenter
up arrow 1%

Roofing Materials Installation
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 247 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 63%