Carpenter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Carpenter salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $56,041
Alabama $35,512
Arkansas $33,418
Arizona $36,891
California $56,770
Colorado $46,702
Connecticut $56,390
District of Columbia $52,630
Delaware $47,520
Florida $38,760
Georgia $38,910
Guam $31,410
Hawaii $63,520
Iowa $42,660
Idaho $33,105
Illinois $51,603
Indiana $47,970
Kansas $39,978
Kentucky $39,110
Louisiana $44,410
Massachusetts $57,210
Maryland $46,320
Maine $41,420
Michigan $45,410
Minnesota $50,430
Missouri $54,370
Mississippi $36,770
Montana $41,950
North Carolina $37,180
North Dakota $40,760
Nebraska $37,180
New Hampshire $46,490
New Jersey $63,230
New Mexico $37,870
Nevada $48,730
New York $61,315
Ohio $47,940
Oklahoma $39,970
Oregon $45,590
Pennsylvania $40,289
Puerto Rico $18,830
Rhode Island $47,170
South Carolina $39,410
South Dakota $35,230
Tennessee $38,740
Texas $38,720
Utah $42,160
Virginia $42,080
Virgin Islands $51,210
Vermont $42,730
Washington $57,240
Wisconsin $47,610
West Virginia $40,140
Wyoming $47,140

How do carpenter salaries compare to similar careers?

Carpenters earn 7% more than similar careers in Pennsylvania. On average, they make less than HVAC technicians but more than fork lift operators.

Career Median Salary
HVAC technician salary $43K
Drywall and ceiling tile installer salary $44K
Construction painter salary $41K
Construction worker salary $41K
Maintenance worker salary $40K
Carpenter salary $40K
Cabinetmaker salary $38K
Furniture finisher salary $35K
Stone cutter salary $33K
Fork lift operator salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)