Carpenter Helper Salary

Carpenter Helpers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $11.80 per hour. Pay ranges from $9.00 per hour on the low end to $17.63 on the high end. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a fifth enjoy medical while less than 10 percent get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one-tenth. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$9.00 - $17.63

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.00 - $17.63  
   
Overtime
$11.53 - $27.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $981  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,744 - $38,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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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
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Experienced
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National Average
$25,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 82%
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