Master Carpenter Salary

A Master Carpenter earns an average wage of $25.40 per hour. A skill in Finish Carpentry is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$29,590 - $91,169
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$91K
MEDIAN: $49,522
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$16.60 - $48.77
(Median)
$17
$25
$49
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,590 - $91,169  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
Total Pay (?
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$33,963 - $101,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.60 - $48.77  
   
Overtime
$16.41 - $53.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
   
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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$33,963 - $101,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 474
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Job Description for Master Carpenter

Master carpenters provide a variety of skilled carpentry services for their employer(s). They are involved in all aspects of woodworking, including initial construction, finished construction, and repair work. These carpenters use their wood-working expertise in a variety of construction and remodeling tasks, as well as build frames for houses and roofs. Master carpenters also construct other wooden buildings (such as cabins or sheds) and provide framing for the installation of drywall, kitchen cabinets, shelves, doors, and bathrooms within homes. They install stairs, including crafting rails, posts, and all associated accessories. In addition to installation, master carpenters handle maintenance of existing wooden structures and provide repairs and replacements for damaged or failing carpentry.

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Master Carpenter Tasks

  • Repairs furniture and other wooden items; sands and refinishes.
  • Estimates cost and efficiency of job related tasks.
  • Trains an apprentice or other subordinates.
  • Leads complex carpentry work on buildings, framings, furniture, cabinetry and other wooden items, often supervising work of several subordinates.
  • Operates tools: planer, shaper, jointer, lathe, drill press, mortising, boring, tenoning machines, jig saws, rip saws and cut-off saws.

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

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Experience Affects Master Carpenter Salaries


National Average
$53,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

Skills That Affect Master Carpenter Salaries

Finish Carpentry
up arrow 41%

Cabinetry Installation
up arrow 6%

Plumbing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Master carpenter
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

framing
up arrow 5%

Window or Door Installation
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
69%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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