The average pay for a Carpenter Apprentice is $14.38 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Carpenter Apprentice Total Pay (?
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$19,690 - $74,190
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74K
MEDIAN: $28,715
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Carpenter Apprentice Total Pay (?
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$9.92 - $20.95
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$19,690 - $74,190  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,515  
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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$20,670 - $46,696  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 350
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $20.95  
   
Overtime
$13.64 - $32.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,515  
   
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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$20,670 - $46,696  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 350
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Job Description for Carpenter Apprentice
The Carpenter Apprentice position is the most common and productive way for a person to become a carpenter. Carpenter Apprentices work very closely with carpenters to develop and master their craft until they can call themselves a carpenter as opposed to apprentice.
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Carpenter Apprentice Tasks
  • Read blueprints and determine materials needs, checking inventory for supplies.
  • Measure, cut, sand, paint, and finish wood.
  • Assist with and observe carpenters to learn how to start, check, and finish carpentry projects.
  • Frame and set up for large-scale projects, including scaffolding and mixing and pouring cement.
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Experience Affects Carpenter Apprentice Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
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National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 52%
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