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 about the same as related careers in Tennessee. On average, they make less than building inspectors but more than roofers.

Career Median Salary
Building inspector salary $48K
Brickmason salary $48K
Ironworker salary $49K
HVAC technician salary $47K
Cement mason salary $45K
Carpenter salary $43K
Maintenance worker salary $38K
Pipelayer salary $38K
Tile and marble setter salary $38K
Roofer salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)