A Carpenter with Carpentry skills earns an average wage of AU$29.78 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$23,136 - AU$75,425
AU$23K
AU$58K
AU$75K
MEDIAN: AU$58,190
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.93 - AU$46.37
AU$22
AU$30
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$29.78
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$95K
Salary AU$23,136 - AU$75,425
Bonus AU$15,000
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$44,580 - AU$95,397
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$21.93 - AU$46.37
Hourly Tips AU$0.45
Overtime AU$43.14
Annual Data AU$0AU$95K
Bonus AU$15,000
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$44,580 - AU$95,397
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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

  • Select lumber, materials and supplies.
  • Work from blueprints, sketches and drawings in addition to verbal and written descriptions to accomplish the job.
  • 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.

Carpenter Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,805

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

Key Stats for Carpenter

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼9%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%