Average Hourly Rate for Carpenters' Union Employees

Carpenters' Union offers employees an average of $21.94 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $50.13. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Carpenters' Union Hourly Rate


Journeyman Carpenter
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3 profiles

Carpenter Apprentice
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $16.34 per hour. Average pay is $21.00 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Carpenters' Union folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average $29.14 per hour.


Carpenters' Union workers in Georgia earn the most — around $24.61 per hour on average.


Journeyman Carpenters are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $27.87 per hour on average; Carpenters are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $22.00, followed by Office Managers earning around $19.95 and Millwrights making $18.49. On the lower end are Carpenter Apprentices at $17.00 on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than OSHA 30 hour Certificate Holder Holders, who make about $39.74 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Roofing Materials Installation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $33.67 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Carpenters' Union is Window or Door Installation, with one-half considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Blueprints, Cabinetry Installation, and Adobe FrameMaker.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

For almost all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too.

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Key Stats for Carpenters' Union


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Hourly Rate
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $27

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

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