Experienced Carpenter Salary

Average Experienced Carpenters make around $19.92 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Over a third enjoy medical while roughly a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one in seven. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,914 - $73,585
(Median)
$29K
$47K
$74K
MEDIAN: $46,942
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90%

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$14.32 - $32.26
(Median)
$14
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,914 - $73,585  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,544  
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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$30,113 - $71,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.32 - $32.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.11 - $1.67  
Overtime
$19.45 - $42.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,544  
   
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).
)
$30,113 - $71,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,834
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Pay Difference by Location


For Experienced Carpenters, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Carpenters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+46 percent), New York (+37 percent), Philadelphia (+26 percent), and Seattle (+25 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%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

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 2%

Siding Installation
up arrow 3%

framing
up arrow 3%

Drywall
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 271 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 63%
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