Average Experienced Carpenter Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$26.50
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$3,000
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Carpenter in Los Angeles, California is $26.50.
10%
$15.32
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$26.50
90%
$40.23
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$15 - $40
Bonus
$0 - $3,000
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$40,064 - $86,656
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Job Description for Carpenter

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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Popular Skills for Carpenter

Skills in Window or Door Installation and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Flooring Installation, Blueprints and Cabinetry Installation.

Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

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 $16.36 based on 5 salaries. An early career Carpenter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.62 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.99 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Carpenter in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 14.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.4% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 109 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
42.2%
Mid Career
28.4%
Late Career
24.8%