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Experienced Carpenter Salary (United States)

Experienced Carpenters can typically expect wages of $19.70 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to over a third, and one-fifth earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Carpenters. The numbers for this synopsis were furnished by individuals who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Experienced Carpenter Salary (?
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$28,563 - $76,295
(Median)
29K
48K
60K
76K
MEDIAN: $47,741
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Experienced Carpenter Salary (?
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$13.84 - $31.14
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$28,563 - $76,295  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
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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$29,395 - $70,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.84 - $31.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $0.94  
Overtime
$18.04 - $42.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
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).
)
$29,395 - $70,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,320
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Chicago
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Philadelphia
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Pittsburgh
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Minneapolis
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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Washington
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Seattle
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Albany
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Boston
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National Average
$42,000
Baltimore
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Atlanta
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Houston
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Tampa
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For Experienced Carpenters, New York provides a pay rate that is 32 percent greater than the national average. Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Minneapolis are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Experienced Carpenters earning around 29 percent, 28 percent, 27 percent, and 23 percent more than average. The lowest-paying market is Tampa, which sits 24 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Baltimore (21 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).
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Skills That Affect Experienced Carpenter Salaries

finish carpenter
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Project Management
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Blueprints
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Cabinetry Installation
0%
Window or Door Installation
0%
National Average
$42,000
FrameMaker
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Flooring Installation
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framing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 236 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 64%