AU$57,744
Avg. Salary
AU$30.14
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Carpenter is AU$30.14 per hour.

The average pay for a Carpenter is AU$57,744 per year.

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AU$20.60
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MEDIAN AU$30.14
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MEDIAN AU$57,744
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MEDIAN: AU$57,744
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AU$0AU$94K
Salary AU$36,227 - AU$86,173
Bonus AU$17.62 - AU$5,106
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$42,083 - AU$94,034
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 686
Hourly Data AU$0AU$67
Hourly Rate AU$20.60 - AU$44.89
Hourly Tips AU$0.30
Overtime AU$26.91 - AU$67.69
Annual Data AU$0AU$94K
Bonus AU$17.62 - AU$5,106
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$42,083 - AU$94,034
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,185

Job Description for Carpenter

A carpenter creates wooden products that are often used to create structures, such as furniture, artwork, foundations, doors, and window framing. Much of the work is done independently, so it is important to be able to adhere to deadlines. Attention to detail is essential, as the end product needs to be safe and aesthetically please.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Carpenter


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Carpenter Job Listings

Popular Skills for Carpenter

Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

Pay by Experience for a Carpenter has a positive trend. An entry-level Carpenter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 1,729 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$62,000 based on 1,992 salaries. An experienced Carpenter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 1,251 salaries. A 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$74,000 based on 554 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,487

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

Carpenter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Carpenter?

Carpenter in Mildura:
"Building."
Pros: Hands on work. Seeing a finished product.
Cons: Physical, drive my own car. Not payed super, no pay slips, no overtime. Always feel like the one losing out.

Carpenter in Queensland:
Be a plumber, carpenters get raped!

Carpenter in Sydney:
"Hard."
Pros: Its outdoors keeps me active and fit.
Cons: Allways out in the weather. Very hard physically. Allways working in a rush.

Carpenter in Melbourne:
"Carpentry."
Pros: Everything about my job.
Cons: The commute to and from work.

Carpenter in Wagga Wagga:
If you are supplying all of your own tools, trailer, vehicle, paying own fuel then discuss rate with employer so everything is accounted for I.e wear and tear on tools and vehicle.

Carpenter in Canberra:
"Not bad."
Pros: Rewarding to see what you are left with when Finnished the job.
Cons: The wages are fairly poor and are hard to live off.

Carpenter in Sydney:
"Hard On Your Body."
Some carpentry work can be very physical and stressful at times and can be hard on your body. Be prepared to work hard.

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Key Stats for Carpenter

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

▲18%

▲15%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼1%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries


▲23%

▲16%

▲3%


▲1%

▲1%

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National Average
AU$62,000

▼1%



▼4%

▼7%

▼13%

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%