How much does a Carpenter make?

Updated Jun 10, 2021

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Experience

$44,181 /yr
Average Base Pay

601 salaries

$31K

Low

$44K

Average

$63K

High

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The national average salary for a Carpenter is $44,181 in United States. Filter by location to see Carpenter salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 601 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Carpenter employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Carpenter$44,181 /yr
L3
Carpenter III$45,226 /yr
L4
Lead Carpenter$50,177 /yr
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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Carpenter - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $11 - $31
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$11

$31

$11 - $31 Range

Stier Supply
3.1

Stier Supply

Carpenter - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $19 - $19

$19

$19

$19 - $19 Range

Trillium Staffing
4

Trillium Staffing

Carpenter - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $10 - $28

$10

$28

$10 - $28 Range

McCarthy Building
4.5

McCarthy Building

Carpenter

$59,427

 /yr
Range: $47K - $72K

$47K

$72K

$47,295 - $71,979 Range

Express Employment Professionals
3.9

Express Employment Professionals

Carpenter - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $9 - $26

$9

$26

$9 - $26 Range

Gillmann Services
4

Gillmann Services

Carpenter - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $10 - $30

$10

$30

$10 - $30 Range

Tradesmen International
3.1

Tradesmen International

Carpenter - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $13 - $50

$13

$50

$13 - $50 Range

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SolarCity
3.3

SolarCity

Carpenter

$51,720

 /yr
Range: $46K - $60K

$46K

$60K

$46,247 - $60,199 Range

Turner Construction
4.2

Turner Construction

Carpenter

$49,134

 /yr
Range: $40K - $108K

$40K

$108K

$40,263 - $108,078 Range

Brasfield & Gorrie
4.6

Brasfield & Gorrie

Carpenter

$37,800

 /yr
Range: $33K - $56K

$33K

$56K

$33,226 - $56,343 Range

West Shore Home
3.6

West Shore Home

Carpenter - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $20 - $30

$20

$30

$20 - $30 Range

Penmarc Inspired Spaces

Carpenter - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $22 - $25

$22

$25

$22 - $25 Range

United Brotherhood of Carpenters
4.3

United Brotherhood of Carpenters

Carpenter - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $29 - $51

$29

$51

$29 - $51 Range

4

Signature Labor Services

Carpenter - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $22 - $24

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Garney Construction
3.6

Garney Construction

Carpenter

$58,827

 /yr
Range: $55K - $61K

$55K

$61K

$54,997 - $60,933 Range

Sundt
4.5

Sundt

Carpenter

$68,382

 /yr
Range: $65K - $75K

$65K

$75K

$64,546 - $75,263 Range

MWDylag Builders

Carpenter - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $26 - $26

$26

$26

$26 - $26 Range

Superior Skilled Trades
3.5

Superior Skilled Trades

Carpenter - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

Sears
3.2

Sears

Carpenter

$59,403

 /yr
Range: $54K - $67K

$54K

$67K

$54,044 - $66,983 Range

4.2

Varitronix

Carpenter

$46,920

 /yr
Range: $1K - $63K

$1K

$63K

$1,034 - $62,665 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Carpenter salaries

The average salary for a Carpenter is $44,181 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 601 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Carpenter employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Carpenter in United States is $62,787 per year.

The lowest salary for a Carpenter in United States is $31,089 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$13
hourly
A Custom Framer in the Toledo, OH Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toledo, OH Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Carpenter in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
A Handyman in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$30
hourly
A Carpenter in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$30
hourly
A Carpenter in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Carpenter in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$28
hourly
A Carpenter in the Lake Charles, LA Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lake Charles, LA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Custom Framer in the Hutchinson, KS Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
Hutchinson, KS Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Carpenter in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$62,665
per year
A Cabinetmaker in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $62,665 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment