Experienced Carpenter Salary

Experienced Carpenters pull down an average of $20.06 per hour. Most Experienced Carpenters report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to over a third, and about a fifth earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,149 - $73,368
(Median)
$26K
$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $45,729
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$14.53 - $32.69
(Median)
$15
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,149 - $73,368  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
Profit Sharing
$40.55 - $5,425  
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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$30,411 - $72,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.53 - $32.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.73  
Overtime
$20.05 - $43.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,982  
   
Profit Sharing
$40.55 - $5,425  
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).
)
$30,411 - $72,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,403
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,722

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Chicago offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Carpenters, 43 percent above the national average. Experienced Carpenters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+42 percent), Minneapolis (+28 percent), New York (+25 percent), and Portland (+25 percent). With compensation 4 percent below the national average, Baltimore is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

finish carpenter
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Finish Carpentry
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Blueprints
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Cabinetry Installation
0%

Carpenter
0%

TRIM
0%

National Average
$43,000

Window or Door Installation
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FrameMaker
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Siding Installation
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framing
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Flooring Installation
up arrow 3%

Roofing Materials Installation
up arrow 3%

Drywall
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framer
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 324 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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