A Joiner earns an average wage of $19.20 per hour.

$30,521 - $291,632
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$50K
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MEDIAN: $50,028
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$12.73 - $29.70
(Median)
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$19
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$50,028  
   
Total Pay (?
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$26,486 - $82,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$1.7K$3.4K$5.1K
Hourly Rate
$12.73 - $29.70  
   
Overtime
$19.23 - $4,966  
National Annualized Data (?
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$26,486 - $82,125  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Joiner

A joiner is a carpenter who primarily deals with the fitting of wooden parts to specific designs by using hand tools and large equipment including jointers, planers and jigsaws. Unlike carpenters, joiners typically do not use nails in their woodwork; rather, they design and fabricate wooden parts to fit more naturally together. Depending on the employer, joiners may perform a variety of wood-fitting tasks -- such as those demanded by construction -- or they may perform more specialized tasks for larger companies -- such those who specialize in boat or furniture construction and repair. Joiners working in such specializations may also be required to perform other tasks, such as installing parts in ships and other outfitting work. Note: In the U.S., joiners are usually referred to under the umbrella term of carpenters.

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Joiner Tasks

  • Operate hand and electric tools.
  • Create sections for and piece together cabinetry and similar items.
  • Cut, assemble, and join wood according to blueprints.

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Pay by Experience Level for Joiner

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

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Experience Affects Joiner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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