Carpenter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Carpenter salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Hawaii $77,070
Illinois $62,750
New Jersey $62,110
Connecticut $61,670
Alaska $61,040
Massachusetts $61,020
California $60,850
Washington $60,700
District of Columbia $60,140
New York $60,010
Nevada $59,380
Minnesota $58,020
Rhode Island $55,270
Missouri $51,660
Oregon $48,990
Wisconsin $48,890
Maryland $48,530
Colorado $48,480
Delaware $48,300
New Hampshire $48,300
Ohio $48,190
Indiana $48,060
Pennsylvania $48,060
Michigan $48,040
Wyoming $48,030
North Dakota $48,010
Vermont $47,720
Montana $47,530
Maine $47,460
Arizona $47,190
Utah $47,120
Virginia $46,760
Georgia $46,740
Iowa $46,740
Kentucky $46,640
Virgin Islands, U.S. $46,640
Louisiana $46,520
Florida $45,750
Kansas $45,400
New Mexico $44,860
Texas $44,690
Tennessee $43,360
South Carolina $39,280
North Carolina $38,990
Mississippi $38,520
Oklahoma $38,380
West Virginia $38,300
Nebraska $38,240
Arkansas $38,130
Idaho $37,840
Alabama $37,620
South Dakota $37,600
Guam $36,560
Puerto Rico $22,610

How do carpenter salaries compare to similar careers?

Carpenters earn 6% less than similar careers in Guam. On average, they make less than building inspectors but more than fork lift operators.

Career Median Salary
Building inspector salary $38K
Electrician salary $38K
Plumber salary $38K
Pipefitter salary $38K
Painter salary $37K
Carpenter salary $37K
Cement mason salary $30K
Roofer salary $29K
Ironworker salary $30K
Fork lift operator salary $26K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)