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Experienced Carpenter Salary

Experienced Carpenters take home approximately $19.89 per hour on average. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Carpenters, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Over a third enjoy medical while approximately one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one in six. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,553 - $74,440
(Median)
$27K
$47K
$74K
MEDIAN: $46,599
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90%

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$14.21 - $32.40
(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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,553 - $74,440  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,511  
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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$29,997 - $72,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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
$14.21 - $32.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.11 - $1.70  
Overtime
$18.85 - $43.24  
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 - $1,511  
   
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).
)
$29,997 - $72,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,687

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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Carpenters, busy Chicago offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 46 percent above the national average. Experienced Carpenters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+46 percent), New York (+46 percent), Portland (+28 percent), and Philadelphia (+27 percent). In Baltimore, salaries are 2 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Carpenter Salaries

finish carpenter
up arrow 21%

Carpenter
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

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 2%

framing
up arrow 2%

Siding Installation
up arrow 4%

Drywall
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 273 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

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