Average Mid-Career Carpenter Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$18.84
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$5,400
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Carpenter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $18.84.
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$14.94
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$18.84
90%
$39.39
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $39
Bonus
$0 - $5,400
Total Pay
$29,979 - $81,291

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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 Cabinetry Installation and Adobe FrameMaker are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Window or Door Installation and Flooring Installation.

Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

An early career Carpenter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.72 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.83 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Carpenter in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 41.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (35.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (32.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 93 survey responses.
Early Career
28.0%
Experienced
37.6%
Late Career
34.4%