$20.24
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$875

Profit Sharing

$1,250

Commission

$10,000
The average rate for a Finish Carpenter is $19.96 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Finish Carpentry and Millwork Design. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
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$28,655 - $73,864
$29K
$47K
$74K
MEDIAN: $46,873
10%
50%
90%

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$14.17 - $35.41
$14
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20.24
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50%
90%

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$0$75K
Salary $28,655 - $73,864
Bonus $0.00 - $5,100
Profit Sharing $5.21 - $4,938
Commission $10,000
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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$30,091 - $75,489
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 160
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.17 - $35.41
Hourly Tips $0.03 - $2.68
Overtime $18.77 - $41.40
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,100
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $5.21 - $4,938
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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$30,091 - $75,489
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,821

Job Description for Finish Carpenter

A finish carpenter works with wood to ensure the quality of completed pieces meets their company's and or clients' standards. They must maintain a clean job site, communicate effectively with the client to discern their needs and issues, and work well with other carpenter. Finish carpenters are also responsible for reviewing and interpreting blueprints, sketches, and work orders. They must then determine what materials and equipment are needed for the assignment; for all projects, finish carpenters need to ensure that jobs completed come in under or at budget and are completed on time.

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Finish 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.

Common Career Paths for Finish Carpenter


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Finish Carpenter Job Listings

Popular Skills for Finish Carpenter

Pay by Experience Level for Finish Carpenter

Pay by Experience for a Finish Carpenter has a positive trend. An entry-level Finish Carpenter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 267 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Finish Carpenter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 275 salaries. An experienced Finish Carpenter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 432 salaries. A Finish Carpenter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 337 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,916

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Key Stats for Finish Carpenter

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 255 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Experience Affects Finish Carpenter Salaries

▲20%

▲7%

National Average
$44,000

▼7%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Finish Carpenter Salaries

Finish Carpentry
▲18%

Millwork Design
▲8%


Blueprints
▲1%

National Average
$44,000



TRIM
▼12%

finish carpenter
▼17%

framing
▼26%

Drywall
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 255 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 75%