Average Carpenter Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$20.14
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$1,500
Bonus
$751
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The average hourly pay for a Carpenter in Houston, Texas is $20.14.
10%
$13.35
10%
$20.14
50%
$30.05
90%
90%
MEDIAN $20.14
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $30
Bonus
$0 - $1,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $751
Total Pay
$29,315 - $72,986

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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.

Career Paths

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Carpenter
Lead Carpenter
Finish Carpenter
Construction Foreman
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Carpenter

Skills in Window or Door Installation and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Siding Installation, Flooring Installation and Cabinetry 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 $16.00 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.07 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.52 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Carpenter in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 29.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (28.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (27.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 104 survey responses.
Early Career
21.2%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
28.8%
Late Career
32.7%