Average Entry-Level Carpenter Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.08
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Carpenter in Los Angeles, California is $16.08.
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$10.93
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$16.08
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$24.96
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$12 - $1,125
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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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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 $19.62 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 34 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 139 survey responses.
Early Career
33.8%
Mid Career
24.5%
Experienced
22.3%
Late Career
19.4%