Average Carpenter Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$30.41
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AU$973
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The average hourly pay for a Carpenter in Australia is AU$30.41.
10%
A$20.65
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A$30.41
90%
A$45.38
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AU$21 - AU$45
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AU$49 - AU$5,046
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AU$43,050 - AU$94,623
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What Do Carpenters Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Carpenters?

Skills in Residential, Window or Door Installation, Maintenance and Flooring Installation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Roofing Materials Installation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Carpenters?

An entry-level Carpenter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$24.41 based on 40 salaries. An early career Carpenter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.55 based on 1,294 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$30.91 based on 1,398 salaries. An experienced Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$36.84 based on 993 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$39.
Employees with Carpenter in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (8.5% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (7.4% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (3.9% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,223 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
30.6%
Mid Career
33.1%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
11.8%

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