Experienced Carpenter Salary

For Experienced Carpenters, hourly average wages total $20.78 per hour. Cash earnings for Experienced Carpenters — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $32K to approximately $75K. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one in five collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,001 - $86,834
$30K
$49K
$87K
MEDIAN: $49,329
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50%
90%

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$15.06 - $34.27
$15
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $20.90
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$0$86K
Salary $30,001 - $86,834
Bonus $204.26 - $5,983
Profit Sharing $294.41 - $3,945
Commission $0.00
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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$31,733 - $74,701
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 245
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.06 - $34.27
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $22.05 - $46.03
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $204.26 - $5,983
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $294.41 - $3,945
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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$31,733 - $74,701
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,302

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While select Self-Employed employees may bring in up to $113K, a median salary of only $42K — the lowest in the field — suggests a serious lag in the earnings department.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,756

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

Surpassing the national average by 41 percent, Experienced Carpenters in Chicago receive some of the highest pay in the country. Experienced Carpenters will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+34 percent), Seattle (+34 percent), Minneapolis (+30 percent), and Boston (+29 percent). Orlando ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 15 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Grand Rapids and Denver (12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Carpenter

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 333 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%
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Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Carpentry
▲12%


▼0%

National Average
$47,000

finish carpenter
▼2%



Carpenter
▼7%




TRIM
▼8%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼9%

framer
▼10%

Team Leadership
▼11%

framing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 333 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 63%
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