Average Carpenter Hourly Pay in Detroit, Michigan

$20.73
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$275
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The average hourly pay for a Carpenter in Detroit, Michigan is $20.73.
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$13.43
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$20.73
90%
$30.98
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $31
Bonus
$0 - $275
Total Pay
$30,384 - $66,448

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

Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter

An early career Carpenter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.53 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.13 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.24 based on 17 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 New York, New York earn an average of 26.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (25.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (24.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 70 survey responses.
Early Career
25.7%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
24.3%
Late Career
35.7%