Carpenter in Madison, Wisconsin Salary

How much does a Carpenter make in Madison, WI? A Carpenter in Madison earns an average of $20.91 per hour. This is 6% above the national average for a Carpenter which is $19.69 per hour. Wages for a Carpenter in Madison range from $13.18 per hour to $33.22 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Carpenter in Madison ranges from $30,991 to $69,673 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5 stars. In Madison, men make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). In Madison, a Carpenter often enjoys benefits provided by their employer.

$13.18 - $33.22
$13
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $20.91
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Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $13.18 - $33.22
Overtime $30.73
Annual Data $0$69K
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$30,991 - $69,673
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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 Madison, Wisconsin

Dane County, Wisconsin
248,956
Male:
122,596 (49.2%)
Female:
126,360 (50.8%)
Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2015, Madison's estimated population of 248,951 made it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 84th largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau's Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Dane County and neighboring Iowa, Green, and Columbia counties. The Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area's 2010 population was 568,593. Madison is one of only 5 platinum level bike cities in the US. Madison's origins begin in 1829, when former federal judge James Duane Doty purchased over a thousand acres (4 km²) of swamp and forest land on the isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona, with the intention of building a city in the Four Lakes region. When the Wisconsin Territory was created in 1836 the territorial legislature convened in Belmont, Wisconsin....
Madison:
$57,690
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$981
Madison:
$222,800
Wisconsin:
$168,300
3.5%

Carpenter Job Listings

Key Stats for Carpenter

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Carpenter Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Carpenter Salaries

Flooring Installation
▲2%

Cabinetry Installation
▲2%

Siding Installation
▼0%

FrameMaker
▼0%

National Average
$44,000

Window or Door Installation
▼7%

Project Management
▼7%

Blueprints
▼13%

Adobe FrameMaker
▼14%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 75%