Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Carpenter Helper is $14.93
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Carpenter Helpers?
An entry-level Carpenter Helper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.66 based on 18 salaries. An early career Carpenter Helper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.78 based on 170 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Carpenter Helpers Do?
Carpenter helpers assist higher-level carpenters, such as journeymen, in crafting and finishing woodwork, and some items which they may help create include tables, frames, boxes, shelves, and building materials. These helpers may also contribute certain parts to pieces or may be assigned to create whole pieces to be sold.
Carpenter helpers generally receive assignments from master carpenters, but it is important that they work well independently and meet all time-constraints. Duties may change …Read more
- Clean work areas and machines to ensure the safety and working condition of the job site.
- Perform layout spacing, measuring, and cutting according to specifications.
- Select appropriate tools for each task and transport them to the work site.
- Fasten timber or lumber with glue, screws, pegs, or nails.