Average Early-Career Carpenter Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$17.72
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Carpenter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $17.72.
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$10.21
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$17.72
90%
$29.80
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $30
Total Pay
$21,332 - $61,547

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

Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.84 based on 13 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 30.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Mid Career
16.3%
Experienced
43.8%
Late Career
40.0%