Carpenter salary in Texas

How much does a Carpenter make in Texas?

1k salaries reported, updated at October 8, 2021
per hour

The average salary for a carpenter is $19.58 per hour in Texas and $6,750 overtime per year.

10% lower
than national average
per year

Most common benefits

  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Referral program
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in Texas

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for carpenters

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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 $19.58 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201252increase by 52
20131225increase by 2255.77%
20142833increase by 131.27%
20152386decrease by 15.78%
20163249increase by 36.17%
20174908increase by 51.06%
20183316decrease by 32.44%
20192094decrease by 36.85%

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Most common benefits for Carpenters

  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Referral program
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Stock options
  • Paid sick time
  • Cell phone reimbursement
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Salary satisfaction

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60% of Carpenters in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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