The average hourly pay for a Carpenter at Carpenters' Union is $43.00.
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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. To carry out the duties in this job, the ability to use hand and power tools, as well as good manual dexterity, is important. It is also essential to be able to r…Read more
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Carpenter
The top respondents for the job title Carpenter are from the companies Self-Employed, Tradesmen International, Inc. and Carpentry Contractors Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $22.57. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lithko and C Construction, Inc., earning around $21.50 and $20.48, respectively. Clayton Homes Inc pays the lowest at around $14.00. Carpentry Contractors Corp and Tradesmen International, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.99 and $18.71, respectively.
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Blueprints, Cabinetry Installation and Window or Door Installation.
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