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Carpenter Helper Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Carpenter Helpers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $11.75 per hour nationwide. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.06 per hour, and the top verges on $17.64. Medical benefits are awarded to just under a fourth, and fewer than one in ten earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.06 - $17.64
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $17.64  
   
Overtime
$11.53 - $27.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,008  
   
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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$19,053 - $38,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141

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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 22% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 78%