A Carpenter in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average wage of AU$28.89 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$33,488 - AU$81,273
AU$33K
AU$58K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$58,004
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.61 - AU$43.99
AU$20
AU$29
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$29.11
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$92K
Salary AU$33,488 - AU$81,273
Bonus AU$1,000
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$40,244 - AU$92,034
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data AU$0AU$58
Hourly Rate AU$19.61 - AU$43.99
Hourly Tips AU$0.02
Overtime AU$25.34 - AU$58.52
Annual Data AU$0AU$92K
Bonus AU$1,000
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$40,244 - AU$92,034
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 414

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.

Carpenter Job Listings

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$51,000 based on 245 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$61,000 based on 268 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 142 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$75,000 based on 59 salaries.

Key Stats for Carpenter

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

▲24%

▲19%

▲2%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

▲7%

▲6%


▲2%


Adobe FrameMaker
▼0%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%