Carpenters Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,450
25th Percentile Wage
$30,190
50th Percentile Wage
$38,430
75th Percentile Wage
$50,770
90th Percentile Wage
$63,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $63,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $24,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,430
1.82% 11.22%
2016
$37,730
3.34% -
2015
$36,470
4.99% -
2014
$34,650
0.84% -
2013
$34,360
0.70% -
2012
$34,120
- -

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in 56 industries in the manufacturing 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 petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $81,160. The lowest paying industry is the household appliance manufacturing industry (annual salary $28,240). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$81,160
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$81,160
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$68,090
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$64,310
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$61,120
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$49,310
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$48,560
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$47,850
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$47,670
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$46,800
Chemical Manufacturing
$46,690
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$46,140
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$45,920
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$45,790
Ship and Boat Building
$45,460
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$44,580
Chemical Manufacturing
$44,140
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$43,920
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$43,680
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$42,770
Machinery Manufacturing
$42,570
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$42,240
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$41,480
Paper Manufacturing
$40,970
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$40,650
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$40,590
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$40,570
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$40,560
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$39,720
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$39,660
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$39,350
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$39,320
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$39,000
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$38,880
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$38,240
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$38,030
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$37,890
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$37,730
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$37,550
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$37,240
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$37,100
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$36,750
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$36,700
Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$36,560
Other Textile Product Mills
$36,350
Textile Product Mills
$36,120
Textile Furnishings Mills
$35,880
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$35,610
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$34,980
Wood Product Manufacturing
$34,590
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$34,510
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$33,560
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$32,900
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$32,250
Food Manufacturing
$29,300
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$28,240

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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