The average wage for a Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter is AU$24.22 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.

AU$39,196 - AU$81,445
AU$39K
AU$51K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$51,394
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50%
90%
AU$19.21 - AU$30.51
AU$19
AU$24
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.23
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$39,196 - AU$81,445
Bonus AU$98.99 - AU$10,258
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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AU$40,570 - AU$72,013
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$19.21 - AU$30.51
Overtime AU$28.55 - AU$45.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$72K
Bonus AU$98.99 - AU$10,258
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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AU$40,570 - AU$72,013
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 164

Job Description for Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters generally work with wood products to create items of use such as tables, chairs, and benches. They measure and cut different types of wood (typically using woodworking machines such as power saws and jointers), as well as assemble and finish products. They must incorporate factors such as the quality of the wood, knots, and the intricacy of designs into their work, which may include pricing. Increasingly, computer software is used in cabinetmakers' and bench carpenters' work, and so skills in related design and manufacturing software may be preferred or required in this trade. These professionals must also know how to work with nails, glue, dowels, clamps, and other tools needed to assemble completed wood products. Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters must also be skilled in sanding, staining, and other methods necessary to finish wood.

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Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Tasks

  • Build closets, counters, shelves, cabinets, doors, bulletin boards, windows, wall panels and other related finish carpentry items.
  • Dismantle or demolish and remove designated items prior to the commencement of repairs.
  • Select lumber, materials and supplies.
  • Work from blueprints, sketches and drawings in addition to verbal and written descriptions to accomplish the job.

Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter

Pay by Experience for a Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter has a positive trend. An entry-level Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 84 salaries. A Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$54,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,991

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Salaries

▲4%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Cabinetmaker, Bench Carpenter Salaries

Machine Operation
▼0%

National Average
AU$52,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 91%