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Highest Paying Cities for Carpenters

The top 100 highest paying cities for carpenters (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of carpenters in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $83,700, Hanford-Corcoran, California is the highest paying city for carpenters. It is followed by Elgin, USA (average annual salary $83,430). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of carpenters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Carpenters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$83,700
70
2 Elgin, USA
$83,430
1,490
3 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$79,280
14,420
4 Urban Honolulu, USA
$77,120
3,820
5 Honolulu, Hawaii
$76,060
3,010
6 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$75,250
400
7 Napa, California
$72,030
690
8 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$71,250
18,930
9 San Rafael, USA
$70,960
1,660
10 Longview, Washington
$69,750
240
11 Anchorage, Alaska
$68,630
1,080
12 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$68,100
470
13 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$67,880
400
14 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$67,300
450
15 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$66,990
300
16 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, USA
$66,410
630
17 Kankakee-Bradley, Illinois
$65,990
230
18 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$65,030
9,420
19 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$64,690
4,670
20 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$64,230
1,570
21 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$64,020
17,580
22 Fairbanks, Alaska
$63,110
220
23 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$63,040
170
24 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$62,680
890
25 Salinas, California
$62,670
1,000
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$62,620
7,850
27 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$62,420
1,130
28 St Louis, Missouri
$62,370
7,960
29 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$61,990
28,080
30 Carbondale-Marion, USA
$61,920
340
31 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$61,730
450
32 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$61,310
23,670
33 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$61,010
540
34 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$60,840
1,510
35 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$60,830
44,540
36 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$60,570
4,650
37 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$60,370
6,510
38 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$60,180
2,450
39 El Centro, California
$59,940
110
40 Bellingham, Washington
$59,400
800
41 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$59,020
690
42 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$58,850
12,980
43 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$58,710
13,120
44 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$58,710
670
45 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$58,540
740
46 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$58,380
2,190
47 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$58,350
2,660
48 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$57,940
500
49 Corvallis, Oregon
$57,720
210
50 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$57,630
10,660
51 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$57,360
880
52 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$57,200
15,840
53 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$56,950
1,300
54 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$56,940
690
55 Olympia, Washington
$56,820
760
56 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$56,660
100
57 Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
$56,630
220
58 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$56,280
600
59 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$56,210
6,340
60 Madison, Wisconsin
$55,770
2,140
61 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
$55,600
410
62 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$55,600
1,140
63 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$55,150
1,920
64 Framingham, Massachusetts
$54,950
990
65 Yuba City, California
$54,810
150
66 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$54,680
12,360
67 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$54,650
9,290
68 Worcester, Massachusetts
$54,490
1,080
69 Springfield, Illinois
$54,450
640
70 Waterbury, Connecticut
$54,380
220
71 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$54,110
340
72 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$53,800
450
73 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$53,790
7,740
74 Stockton, California
$53,480
980
75 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$53,200
700
76 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$53,070
2,120
77 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$53,060
920
78 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$53,020
340
79 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$52,860
8,890
80 New Haven, Connecticut
$52,780
1,020
81 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$52,500
10,280
82 Kansas City, Missouri
$52,330
4,020
83 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$52,260
25,440
84 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$52,260
3,490
85 Peabody, Massachusetts
$52,220
570
86 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$52,070
60
87 Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$52,040
390
88 Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$51,950
90
89 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$51,940
5,090
90 Columbia, Missouri
$51,870
580
91 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$51,850
560
92 Steubenville-Weirton, West Virginia
$51,760
220
93 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$51,750
1,210
94 Peoria, Illinois
$51,690
840
95 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$51,650
910
96 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$51,610
6,060
97 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$51,600
420
98 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$51,450
1,030
99 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$51,340
370
100 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$51,220
8,230
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