$31,788
Avg. Salary
$15.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$503

Bonus

$800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Carpenter Apprentice is $15.63 per hour.

The average pay for a Carpenter Apprentice is $31,788 per year.

$10.75
10%
$15.63
50%
$23.65
90%
MEDIAN $15.63
$19k
10%
$32k
50%
$50k
90%
MEDIAN $31,788
$18,548 - $49,694
$19K
$32K
$50K
MEDIAN: $31,788
10%
50%
90%

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$10.75 - $23.65
$11
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$0$51K
Salary $18,548 - $49,694
Bonus $100 - $2,993
Profit Sharing $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,918 - $51,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.75 - $23.65
Hourly Tips $0.10
Overtime $15.37 - $33.83
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $100 - $2,993
Profit Sharing $800
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,918 - $51,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 904

Job Description for Carpenter Apprentice

The Carpenter Apprentice position is the most common and productive way for a person to become a carpenter. Carpenter Apprentices work very closely with carpenters to develop and master their craft until they can call themselves a carpenter as opposed to apprentice.

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Carpenter Apprentice Tasks
  • Assist with and observe carpenters to learn how to start, check, and finish carpentry projects.
  • Frame and set up for large-scale projects, including scaffolding and mixing and pouring cement.
  • Read blueprints and determine materials needs, checking inventory for supplies.
  • Measure, cut, sand, paint, and finish wood.

Common Career Paths for Carpenter Apprentice


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Carpenter Apprentices who go on to become Construction Project Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Construction Project Managers is $70K annually. Typical career progression for a Carpenter Apprentice involves becoming a Carpenter or a Construction Foreman, roles that pay $8K more and $18K more on average.

Carpenter Apprentice Job Listings

Carpenter Apprentice Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Carpenter Apprentice?

Carpenter Apprentice in Baltimore:
"Stressful."
Pros: Convenient with transportation
Cons: Jobs do not pair fair with the cost of living

Carpenter Apprentice in Cadott:
"Great atmosphere."
Pros: Weather and people are great. Very good road network.
Cons: No public transport.

Carpenter Apprentice in Milwaukee:
"Amazinf."
Pros: It's amazing. So amazing. Smells weird and has horrible crime but....just amazing.
Cons: I can't say that on here. No for real I cant.

Carpenter Apprentice in Bedford:
"Best company ever."
Pros: Awesome community everyone gets alone and we all have a good time around each other. Almost family like.
Cons: Honestly I know this is gonna sound stupid but the only thing I don't like about working at this company is dealing with insulation.

Carpenter Apprentice in Washington:
"You have to want it, you have be tough and smart."
Pros: The way you can use your imagination and it's something different everyday. And you know you can always move up in salary.
Cons: The long hours and working in the rain.

Carpenter Apprentice in Des Moines:
"More common sense."
Math, common sense, great work ethic and never give up.

Carpenter Apprentice in Menifee:
"Hard learn a lot and hve non stop work."
Pros: The learning something knew every day.
Cons: Jobs are all over and I pay for gas.

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Key Stats for Carpenter Apprentice

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Carpenter Apprentice Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$33,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Carpenter Apprentice Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Carpentry
▼4%

Carpenter
▼6%

Tools
▼6%

Cabinetry Installation
▼6%

Precision Measurement
▼6%

framing
▼7%

Window or Door Installation
▼9%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼11%

Drywall
▼17%

TRIM
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 57%