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Carpenter Construction Salary

How much does a Carpenter Construction make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Carpenter Construction

$46,769 (USD)/yr

$22 (USD)/hr

$1,361 (USD)/yr

$46,232 (USD)/yr

$22 (USD)/hr

$1,361 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's handtools and power tools, and conforming to local building codes: studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated. Selects specified type of lumber or other materials. Prepares layout, using rule, framing square, and calipers. Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials, using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge. Shapes materials to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels, and planes. Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue. Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter's level. Erects framework for structures and lays subflooring. Builds stairs and lays out and installs partitions and cabinet work. Covers subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays hardwood, parquet, and wood-strip-block floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base. Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls. Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letterdrops, and kick plates. Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete. Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level. May weld metal parts to steel structural members. When specializing in particu.
The average carpenter construction salary in United States is $46,769 or an equivalent hourly rate of $22. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,361. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$34,637 (USD)

$56,904 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$54,218 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Carpenter Construction will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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