The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Journeyman Carpenter is $26.27.
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Job Description for Journeyman Carpenter
A journeyman carpenter perform various woodworking tasks as assigned. Often, this requires working on construction projects, including installing foundations and various structural aspects of buildings. Fitting wooden aspects of structures and shaping and carving wood to given specifications is essential, so attention to detail is important for this position. The journeyman carpenter might also be in charge of erecting scaffolding for planned construction work to ensure the safety of other emplo…Read more
Journeyman Carpenter Tasks
- Install structures and fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings and trim.
- Maintain a clean work environment.
- Frame out walls and set door frames.
- Maintain and repair all structures made of wood.
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Popular Skills for Journeyman Carpenter
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Skills in Commercial are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Cabinetry Installation, Window or Door Installation and Blueprints.
Pay by Experience Level for Journeyman Carpenter
An entry-level Journeyman Carpenter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.57 based on 47 salaries. An early career Journeyman Carpenter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.12 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Journeyman Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.39 based on 679 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Journeyman Carpenter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 91.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (61.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (16.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (3.1% less).
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