$52,778
Avg. Salary
$26.08
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,350

Bonus

$2,750

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Master Carpenter is $26.08 per hour.

The average pay for a Master Carpenter is $52,778 per year.

10%
$17.63
10%
$26.08
50%
$45.41
90%
90%
MEDIAN $26.08
10%
$32k
10%
$53k
50%
$83k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $52,778
$32,305 - $83,440
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$83K
MEDIAN: $52,778
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90%

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$0$96K
Salary $32,305 - $83,440
Bonus $291 - $4,953
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$36,212 - $96,326
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 140
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $17.63 - $45.41
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $25.24 - $54.86
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $291 - $4,953
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$36,212 - $96,326
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 850

Job Description for Master Carpenter

Master carpenters provide a variety of skilled carpentry services for their employer(s). They are involved in all aspects of woodworking, including initial construction, finished construction, and repair work. These carpenters use their wood-working expertise in a variety of construction and remodeling tasks, as well as build frames for houses and roofs. Master carpenters also construct other wooden buildings (such as cabins or sheds) and provide framing for the installation of drywall, kitchen cabinets, shelves, doors, and bathrooms within homes. They install stairs, including crafting rails, posts, and all associated accessories. In addition to installation, master carpenters handle maintenance of existing wooden structures and provide repairs and replacements for damaged or failing carpentry.

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Master Carpenter Tasks
  • Leads complex carpentry work on buildings, framings, furniture, cabinetry and other wooden items, often supervising work of several subordinates.
  • Operates tools: planer, shaper, jointer, lathe, drill press, mortising, boring, tenoning machines, jig saws, rip saws and cut-off saws.
  • Trains an apprentice or other subordinates.
  • Repairs furniture and other wooden items; sands and refinishes.
  • Estimates cost and efficiency of job related tasks.

Master Carpenter Pay By Employer

$0$116K

Self-Employed
17 profiles
$64,141

Common Career Paths for Master Carpenter


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Pay by Experience Level for Master Carpenter

Pay by Experience for a Master Carpenter has a positive trend. An entry-level Master Carpenter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Master Carpenter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Master Carpenter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 184 salaries. A Master Carpenter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 361 salaries.

Master Carpenter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Master Carpenter?

Master Carpenter in Atlanta:
"Okay."
Pros: I just love what I do
Cons: Traffic

Master Carpenter in Minneapolis:
"Working hard."
Pros: Right by home
Cons: Traffic

Master Carpenter in Cincinnati:
"Feel good about it."
Pros: I get a paycheck
Cons: Nothing

Master Carpenter in Green Bay:
"Great."
Pros: My home town
Cons: Nothing

Master Carpenter in El Paso:
"Very good."
Pros: The weather lots of work and good people.
Cons: Low pay, bad traffic, and under skilled workers.

Master Carpenter in Knoxville:
Pros: Enjoy the detail work of making and installing cabinets as well as new residential construction.
Cons: During the winter work slows down and I am left sitting. Also contractors that want to pay only fourteen dollars an hour and expect a minimum of ten years experience and for carpenter to have all the tools needed to complete the task at hand.

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Key Stats for Master Carpenter

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
72%

Experience Affects Master Carpenter Salaries

▲6%

National Average
$57,000

▼4%

▼18%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Master Carpenter Salaries

Kitchen/Bath
▲19%

TRIM
▲18%

Flooring Installation
▲9%

Master carpenter
▲7%

National Average
$57,000

Cabinetry Installation
▼1%

Siding Installation
▼2%

Plumbing
▼5%


Trim Carpenter
▼6%

Project Management
▼7%

▼11%

Blueprints
▼13%

Roofing Materials Installation
▼16%

Finish Carpentry
▼20%

finish carpenter
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
72%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 71%