C$24.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$997

Profit Sharing

C$1,000

The average wage for a Carpenter is C$24.50 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Concrete, Finishing, Carpenter, and Roofing Materials Installation.

C$30,099 - C$81,515
C$30K
C$51K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$50,777
10%
50%
90%
C$16.11 - C$35.14
C$16
C$24
C$35
MEDIAN: C$24.48
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$81K
Salary C$30,099 - C$81,515
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,090
Profit Sharing C$397 - C$2,043
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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C$33,667 - C$76,586
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 257
Hourly Data C$0C$56
Hourly Rate C$16.11 - C$35.14
Hourly Tips C$0.40
Overtime C$22.19 - C$56.33
Annual Data C$0C$76K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,090
Profit Sharing C$397 - C$2,043
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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C$33,667 - C$76,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,808

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.

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Common Career Paths for Carpenter


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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 C$42,000 based on 656 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 C$53,000 based on 630 salaries. An experienced Carpenter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 594 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 C$60,000 based on 277 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,609

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

Carpenter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Carpenter?

Carpenter in lorette:
"Great work environment, enjoy workplace."
Pros: Being able to create something everyday.
Cons: Would like more variety in current position.

Carpenter in Halifax:
"Work flexibility,"
Pros: Everything about my job I enjoy.
Cons: I do not diss like anything about my job.

Carpenter in Langley:
Pros: The people, the jobs.
Cons: No overtime.

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Key Stats for Carpenter

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 402 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

▲17%

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
C$52,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

▲33%

▲25%

▲24%



▲4%



Tools
▼0%

Window or Door Installation
▼0%

Siding Installation
▼0%

Flooring Installation
▼0%

National Average
C$52,000

▼1%

▼7%

▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 402 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 64%