£12.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£500

Profit Sharing

£2,600

A Carpenter earns an average wage of £12.44 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Roofing, Carpentry, and Joinery.

£14,088 - £38,104
£14K
£24K
£38K
MEDIAN: £24,296
10%
50%
90%
£7.62 - £19.10
£7
£12
£19
MEDIAN: £12.50
10%
50%
90%
£0£39K
Salary £14,088 - £38,104
Bonus £0.00 - £3,878
Profit Sharing £2,600
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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£15,119 - £39,446
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 739
Hourly Data £0£24
Hourly Rate £7.62 - £19.10
Hourly Tips £0.11
Overtime £7.38 - £24.70
Annual Data £0£39K
Bonus £0.00 - £3,878
Profit Sharing £2,600
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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£15,119 - £39,446
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 4 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,562

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 ₤19,000 based on 381 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 ₤26,000 based on 336 salaries. An experienced Carpenter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤29,000 based on 385 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 ₤31,000 based on 297 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

25%

-1%

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-10%

-11%

-12%

-12%

National Average: £25,765

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

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Key Stats for Carpenter

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

▲22%

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
₤26,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Roofing
▲29%

▲13%

Joinery
▲11%


▲5%

▲4%


Plumbing
▲1%


National Average
₤26,000

Maintenance
▼5%

▼7%

second fix
▼7%

Joiner
▼15%

first fix
▼15%

1st fix
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 95%