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Journeyman Carpenter Salary

The average pay for a Journeyman Carpenter is $24.95 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in framing is associated with high pay for this job.
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$31,147 - $82,429
(Median)
$31K
$47K
$82K
MEDIAN: $46,629
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90%

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$15.30 - $38.23
(Median)
$15
$25
$38
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$31,147 - $82,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
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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$32,666 - $82,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.30 - $38.23  
   
Overtime
$18.15 - $55.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,016  
   
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).
)
$32,666 - $82,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 627

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Job Description for Journeyman Carpenter

A journeyman carpenter perform various woodworking tasks as assigned. Often, this requires working on construction projects, including installing foundations and various structural aspects of buildings. Fitting wooden aspects of structures and shaping and carving wood to given specifications is essential, so attention to detail is important for this position. The journeyman carpenter might also be in charge of erecting scaffolding for planned construction work to ensure the safety of other employees. Other tasks performed by the journeyman carpenter include performing finishing work and following safety standards at all times.

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Journeyman Carpenter Tasks

  • Frame out walls and set door frames.
  • Maintain and repair all structures made of wood.
  • Install structures and fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings and trim.
  • Maintain a clean work environment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Journeyman Carpenter

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

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Experience Affects Journeyman Carpenter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Journeyman Carpenter Salaries

framing
up arrow 26%


National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 42%