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Average Carpenter Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£13.43
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£496
Bonus
£1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Carpenter in United Kingdom is £13.43.
10%
£7.68
MEDIAN
£13.43
90%
£20.24
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Hourly Rate
£8 - £20
Bonus
£51 - £4,133
Profit Sharing
£200 - £3,500
Total Pay
£16,309 - £41,995
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Carpenter

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Carpenter. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Carpenter
Master Carpenter
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Carpenters?

Skills in Window or Door Installation, Flooring Installation, Roofing Materials Installation, Kitchen/Bath and Cabinetry Installation are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 £8.52 based on 17 salaries. An early career Carpenter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.76 based on 562 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £13.13 based on 347 salaries. An experienced Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £15.29 based on 501 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £16.
Employees with Carpenter in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brighton, England: East Sussex (13.6% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Norwich, England: Norfolk (11.4% less), Bristol, England: Bristol (9.5% less) and Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,937 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
29.0%
Mid Career
17.9%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
26.3%