Carpenter Helper Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Carpenter Helpers earn an average of $11.78 per hour. Compensation ranges between $9.03 per hour and $17.91. The majority of Carpenter Helpers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to approximately one-fifth, and approximately one-tenth earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$9.03 - $17.91
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.03 - $17.91  
   
Overtime
$11.53 - $27.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
   
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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$18,790 - $39,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Job Description for Carpenter Helper

Carpenter helpers assist higher-level carpenters, such as journeymen, in crafting and finishing woodwork, and some items which they may help create include tables, frames, boxes, shelves, and building materials. These helpers may also contribute certain parts to pieces or may be assigned to create whole pieces to be sold.

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Carpenter Helper Tasks

  • Select appropriate tools for each task and transport them to the work site.
  • Fasten timber or lumber with glue, screws, pegs, or nails.
  • Clean work areas and machines to ensure the safety and working condition of the job site.
  • Perform layout spacing, measuring, and cutting according to specifications.

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Experience Affects Carpenter Helper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 80%
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