Entry-Level Carpenter Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Carpenter is $15.99 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Concrete and Carpenter.

$20,913 - $61,534
$21K
$37K
$62K
MEDIAN: $37,399
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$11.94 - $24.65
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.34
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$0$61K
Salary $20,913 - $61,534
Bonus $194.89 - $3,069
Profit Sharing $650 - $12,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,896 - $54,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.94 - $24.65
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.47
Overtime $17.67 - $35.36
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $194.89 - $3,069
Profit Sharing $650 - $12,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,896 - $54,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,970

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Popular Employer Salaries for Carpenter

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,971

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Carpenter Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Carpenter in Tupper Lake:
"Be smart."
Sell all your stuff and go back to school .

Carpenter in Sidney:
Work safely, productivly, and always have an open mind. Willingness to learn new things about your trade.

Carpenter in Martinsville:
Learn as much as you can..so you can tak the trad anywhere.

Carpenter in Virginia Beach:
"Plan."
Always visualize different ways to make a better build.Always communicate your thoughts to your helper, he/she might see something you don't.measure twice, cut once.

Carpenter in Houston:
"How my wages would Be robbed."
Pay your dues. Respect the art and have integrity about whatever it is you do and always find at least one thing to learn every day or else it's a wasted day.

Carpenter in Detroit:
"The amount of hours I would have to work."
Work hard and get along 7be punctual and don't miss scheduled work days.

Carpenter in Baton Rouge:
"Carpenters under paid."
Find a new career. Carpenters are the lowest paid in the construction field.

Key Stats for Carpenter

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 329 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Concrete
▲27%

Carpenter
▲13%

Project Management
▲3%

framing
▲2%

▲1%

TRIM
▲1%

National Average
$36,000

Drywall
▼3%





Roofing Materials Installation
▼7%


FrameMaker
▼10%

Carpentry
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 329 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 68%
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