Average Journeyman Carpenter Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

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The average hourly pay for a Journeyman Carpenter in Chicago, Illinois is $41.45.
MEDIAN $41.45
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Hourly Rate
$24 - $47
Total Pay
$51,639 - $116,074

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Job Description for Journeyman Carpenter

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

Skills that pay less than market rate include Cabinetry Installation, Window or Door Installation and Blueprints.

Pay by Experience Level for Journeyman Carpenter

A mid-career Journeyman Carpenter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44.38 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Journeyman Carpenter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39.58 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $42.
Employees with Journeyman Carpenter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (39.6% less), Portland, Oregon (32.4% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (19.5% less).

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