Woodworker Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Woodworkers earn an average of $15.66 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to over a third, and about a seventh earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,746 - $118,359
$21K
$45K
$120K
MEDIAN: $45,316
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$10.69 - $23.14
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$0$118K
Salary $20,746 - $118,359
Bonus $1,250
Profit Sharing $1,800
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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$23,944 - $52,134
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.69 - $23.14
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $15.49 - $30.96
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $1,250
Profit Sharing $1,800
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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$23,944 - $52,134
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 155

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Job Description for Woodworker

A woodworker is a specialty craftsman, who may work in a variety of applications that involve wooden materials. In construction or remodeling work, a woodworker's job may be similar to a carpenter's. A woodworker can also be called in to help create specialized items that involve carving or shaping wood materials. However, the woodworker's job differs from a carpenter's, in that the latter profession involves building and creating larger systems within a building. A woodworker typically does the intricate and artistic work on the original pieces.

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Woodworker Tasks

  • Create new products out of various types of wood, such as cabinets, furniture, and building materials.
  • Design custom projects as per client request.
  • Measure, cut, and assemble wood according to blueprints.
  • Operate power tools, apply stains and varnishes, and use wood glue as needed to complete a project.

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Pay by Experience Level for Woodworker

Pay by Experience for a Woodworker has a positive trend. An entry-level Woodworker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Woodworker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Woodworker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 42 salaries. A Woodworker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 30 salaries.

Woodworker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Woodworker?

Woodworker in Englewood:
"Restoring furniture is a unique technique."
Pros: Repairing the furniture and restoring is very enjoyable.
Cons:

Key Stats for Woodworker

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Woodworker Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$36,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 63%
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