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Carpenters Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters amongst Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Carpenters in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,520
25th Percentile Wage
$29,350
50th Percentile Wage
$35,770
75th Percentile Wage
$43,430
90th Percentile Wage
$51,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.31
25th Percentile Wage
$14.11
50th Percentile Wage
$17.20
75th Percentile Wage
$20.88
90th Percentile Wage
$24.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for carpenters in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.62. The median hourly salary is $17.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.31.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of carpenters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,7705.03%15.91%
201533,9709.33%-
201430,8000.81%-
201330,5501.54%-
201230,080--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Alabama ranges from $24,670 to $41,640. The highest paying area for carpenters in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $41,640. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Mobile (mean annual salary $38,420). The lowest paying area is Dothan with a median annual salary of $24,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$41,640
Mobile
$38,420
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$37,570
Huntsville
$36,730
Birmingham-Hoover
$36,490
Montgomery
$35,110
Anniston-Oxford
$35,040
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,220
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,110
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,040
Auburn-Opelika
$33,510
Tuscaloosa
$32,220
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$28,430
Dothan
$24,670



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