Average Carpenter Apprentice Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Carpenter Apprentice is $15.94.
MEDIAN $15.94
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $24
$98 - $4,000
Profit Sharing
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$23,849 - $52,606

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Job Description for Carpenter Apprentice

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.

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Popular Skills for Carpenter Apprentice

Skills in Tools, Window or Door Installation and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cabinetry Installation and Precision Measurement.

Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter Apprentice

An entry-level Carpenter Apprentice with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.07 based on 423 salaries. An early career Carpenter Apprentice with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.97 based on 702 salaries. A mid-career Carpenter Apprentice with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.85 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Carpenter Apprentice with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.39 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Carpenter Apprentice in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 44.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (1.8% less).

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