Average Carpenter Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$25.71
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$992
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The average hourly pay for a Carpenter in Seattle, Washington is $25.71.
10%
$18.65
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$25.71
90%
$40.02
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Hourly Rate
$19 - $40
Bonus
$197 - $5,000
Total Pay
$39,174 - $85,040

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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 Window or Door Installation, Cabinetry Installation and Blueprints are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Flooring Installation and Siding 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 $23.03 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.30 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.27 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Carpenter in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 4.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (14.9% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (14.8% less) and Los Angeles, California (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 215 survey responses.
Early Career
24.7%
Mid Career
21.9%
Experienced
33.5%
Late Career
20.0%