Average Early-Career Carpenter Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$19.62
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$1,006
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Carpenter in Los Angeles, California is $19.62.
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$11.84
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$19.62
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$30.64
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $31
Bonus
$0 - $1,006
Total Pay
$25,408 - $71,250

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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, Window or Door Installation and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe FrameMaker and Siding 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 $16.08 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.00 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Carpenter in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 18.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (8.2% less), Denver, Colorado (6.0% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Mid Career
35.4%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
28.3%