Carpenter in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average wage for a Carpenter in Washington, District of Columbia is $22.77 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Blueprints, Window or Door Installation, Siding Installation, and Flooring Installation.

$16.47 - $39.45
$16
$23
$39
MEDIAN: $22.99
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $16.47 - $39.45
Overtime $31.00
Annual Data $0$76K
Total Pay (?
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$29,206 - $76,975
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.

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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.

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Carpenter Job Listings

Key Stats for Carpenter

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲25%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Blueprints
▲25%

Window or Door Installation
▲11%

Siding Installation
▲11%

Flooring Installation
▲11%

Cabinetry Installation
▲2%

National Average
$47,000

FrameMaker
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 13%