Carpenter Supervisor Salary
Male Carpenter Supervisors number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $24.91 per hour in the United States. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Carpenter Supervisors is high. More than two-fifths enjoy medical while approximately one-fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than one-fifth. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$35,429 - $85,933|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $8,036|
|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).)
|$35,724 - $86,667|
|Hourly Rate||$16.42 - $40.10|
|Overtime||$20.51 - $52.96|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $8,036|
|Total Pay (||$35,724 - $86,667|
Job Description for Carpenter Supervisor
Carpenter supervisors work primarily for construction and furniture companies and supervise carpenters; depending on the size of their company, they may also supervise construction workers or construction operators. These supervisors must have significant work experience as carpenters, as well as have strong leadership and communication skills. They must be able to build teamwork and work with diverse people, and a high school diploma or GED is generally required by employers.Read More...
They must have prior experience working as carpenters and strong working knowledge in carpentry, concrete construction, or other similar technical experience. They must be able to read blueprints and use the various tools and equipment required for the job, and some employers prefer carpenter supervisors who have prior supervisory or management experience. These supervisors provide directions to carpenters and/or constructions workers related to planning, layout, cutting, shaping and installation of building materials, and they also collaborate and coordinate with other construction supervisors.
Carpenter supervisors must adhere to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety rules and regulations and ensure that all employees do the same. They are responsible for ensuring that all tasks meet deadlines, and they must also conduct performance evaluations in a timely manner and provide feedback to their workers. They are encouraged to attend various workshops relevant to their job as required or on a voluntary basis to improve their skills, and they must stay up-to-date with new techniques and tools/equipment available in the marketplace.
Carpenter Supervisor Tasks
- Set schedules and oversee workers in accomplishing goals.
- Report on workers, tools, deliverables and maintenance.
- Ensure supplies, tools, and facility are available and project goals are known.
- Train, mentor and support workers.
Common Career Paths for Carpenter Supervisor
Carpenter Supervisors who transition into a Construction Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $74K per year. Carpenter Supervisors most often move into positions as Construction Project Managers or Commercial Construction Superintendents; those groups report median salaries that are $15K higher and $15K higher, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter Supervisor
Pay by Experience for a Carpenter Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Carpenter Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Carpenter Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Carpenter Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 122 salaries. A Carpenter Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 129 salaries.
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