Carpenter Salary in the United States

How much does a Carpenter make in the United States? The average Carpenter salary in the United States is $54,941 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $47,450 and $63,323. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Carpenter inspects, repairs, installs, modifies, rebuilds, constructs, and maintains woodwork and other related structures. Follows plans to ensure requirements and specifications are met. Being a Carpenter an apprenticeship and/or formal training may be required. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Carpenter typically reports to a supervisor/manager. The Carpenter gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Carpenter typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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