Carpenters Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,950
25th Percentile Wage
$45,270
50th Percentile Wage
$63,660
75th Percentile Wage
$76,010
90th Percentile Wage
$88,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of utilities. 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 $88,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $35,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,660
-3.57% 15.68%
2016
$65,930
-5.82% -
2015
$69,770
2.69% -
2014
$67,890
5.64% -
2013
$64,060
16.20% -
2012
$53,680
- -

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in four industries in the utilities 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 electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry with an annual salary $68,290. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $44,230). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$68,290
Utilities
$63,660
Natural Gas Distribution
$61,570
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$44,230

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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