Carpenters Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of carpenters in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare carpenters salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,530
25th Percentile Wage
$37,140
50th Percentile Wage
$49,870
75th Percentile Wage
$62,010
90th Percentile Wage
$73,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) carpenters is $73,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $31,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,870
3.23% -7.98%
2016
$48,260
3.83% -
2015
$46,410
1.92% -
2014
$45,520
-15.58% -
2013
$52,610
-2.36% -
2012
$53,850
- -

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in four industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for carpenters occupations is the coal mining industry with an annual salary $52,620. The lowest paying industry is the mining (except oil and gas) industry (annual salary $46,080). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Coal Mining
$52,620
Support Activities for Mining
$50,280
Support Activities for Mining
$50,280
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$46,080

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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