Median pay for Carpenters with Project Management skills is around $20.80 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by experience level and the specific company. Approximately one-third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and roughly a fifth collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,087 - $80,070
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$80K
MEDIAN: $45,667
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50%
90%

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$14.75 - $35.50
(Median)
$15
$21
$36
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,087 - $80,070  
   
Bonus
$307.23 - $6,145  
Profit Sharing
$2,842  
Commission
$2,750  
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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$30,812 - $76,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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)
$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $35.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06  
Overtime
$18.86 - $49.06  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$307.23 - $6,145  
   
Commission
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$2,842  
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).
)
$30,812 - $76,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,027
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Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $36K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $42K. Carpenters with Project Management skills bring in $47K after working for 10 to 20 years. Carpenters with Project Management skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $52K.

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Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%


National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 65%
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