Average Carpenter with Commercial Skills Hourly Pay

$21.28
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$992
Bonus
$1,900
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Carpenter with Commercial skills is $21.28.
10%
$15.76
10%
$21.28
50%
$38.30
90%
90%
MEDIAN $21.28
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $38
Bonus
$247 - $4,102
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,900
Total Pay
$33,210 - $80,931

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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.

Career Paths

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Carpenter
Lead Carpenter
Finish Carpenter
Construction Foreman
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Carpenter

Skills that pay less than market rate include Siding Installation, Blueprints, Flooring Installation, Cabinetry 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 $18.05 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.11 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.55 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Carpenter in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 99.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (45.1% more) and Portland, Oregon (19.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 225 survey responses.
Early Career
28.4%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
29.8%
Late Career
20.4%