How much does a Carpenter make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a carpenter is $20.77 per hour in the United States and $6,750 overtime per year.
Most common benefits
Salaries by years of experience in the United States
Best-paid skills and qualifications for carpenters
The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 36.85% since 2018. Carpenters with this skill earn +15.03% more than the average base salary, which is $20.77 per hour.
Top companies hiring carpenters with the recommended skill
60% of Carpenters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
Frequently asked questions
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a carpenter?
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