Framer - Construction Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Construction Framers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $15.25 per hour nationwide. The pay spectrum stretches from $10.41 per hour to $25.14. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Construction Framers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Approximately one in five report receiving medical coverage from their employers and fewer than one in ten collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$20,739 - $61,534

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.41 - $25.14

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,739 - $61,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
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).
)
$21,803 - $56,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $25.14  
   
Overtime
$13.47 - $30.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
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).
)
$21,803 - $56,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 406
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Framer - Construction

Framers (construction) - also known as construction framers and framing carpenters - primarily focus on building the wooden “bones” of a structure early in the building process; they construct building frames and perform repairs to that framework before finish carpenters take over to complete the task. At times, the framer (construction) also participates in the finishing work as well. Framers (construction) may work on residential, commercial, and/or industrial projects. In nearly all cases, the framer works on a building site, where the structure on which they are working is being built. On some occasions, they may do preparatory such as measuring and cutting lumber offsite. It is also likely the framer travels among job sites, sometimes within the same day.

Read More...

Common Career Paths for Framer - Construction


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Construction Framers might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Construction Project Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $70K per year. A common career progression for a Construction Framer is to become a Carpenter or a Construction Foreman. Compared to Construction Framers, the first group earns $8K more on average, and the second group earns $18K more.

Framer - Construction Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Construction Framers report a narrow range of specific skills. Framer and Blueprints are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 18 percent and 6 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Framer - Construction

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Construction Framers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $29K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $35K. Construction Framers bring in $38K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $43K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Framer - Construction Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Framer - Construction Salaries

framer
up arrow 18%


National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 80%
ADVERTISEMENT