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Carpenters Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters among Connecticut 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of carpenters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
4.24% 12.83%
2.73% -
3.06% -
1.78% -
1.71% -
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Connecticut Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Connecticut ranges from $42,460 to $62,420. The highest paying area for carpenters in Connecticut is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk with a median annual salary of $62,420. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford (mean annual salary $55,150). The lowest paying area is Danbury with a median annual salary of $42,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
New Haven
Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area


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