How much do Carpenters earn in the United States?

Hourly Salary

$19.90

The average salary for a carpenter is $19.90

63,900 salaries reported. Updated 25 May 2022.

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How much does a Carpenter make?

In the United States, the average pay for a carpenter as of June 2022 is approximately $19.90 per hour. That works out to be approximately $41,395 per year and $14,329 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Carpenter salaries

DirectlyApply has seen carpenter salaries ranging from a high of $27.50 per hour to a low of $5.13 per hour, although we would estimate that the majority of carpenters currently sit between $17.25 per hour and $27.50 per hour.

To be considered a top earning carpenter you would be expected to be making in excess of $27.50 per hour, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $17.25 per hour or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an carpenter can vary significantly (by as much as $22.37 per hour) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.


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