Average Experienced Carpenter Hourly Pay

$21.84
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,019
Bonus
$3,250
Commission
$1,944
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Carpenter is $21.84.
10%
$15.25
MEDIAN
$21.84
90%
$35.29
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $35
Bonus
$247 - $5,734
Profit Sharing
$295 - $5,152
Commission
$0 - $10,174
Total Pay
$32,132 - $76,477

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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 that pay less than market rate include Siding Installation, Blueprints, Flooring Installation, Cabinetry Installation and Window or Door Installation.

Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

An entry-level Carpenter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.10 based on 150 salaries. An early career Carpenter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.20 based on 2,678 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.75 based on 1,820 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Carpenter in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 35.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (34.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (34.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 7,622 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.0%
Early Career
35.1%
Mid Career
23.9%
Late Career
39.0%