Carpenters Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,470
25th Percentile Wage
$32,630
50th Percentile Wage
$40,240
75th Percentile Wage
$53,220
90th Percentile Wage
$74,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $74,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $26,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of carpenters in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,2404.80%7.70%
201538,3101.36%-
201437,790-1.16%-
201338,2302.85%-
201237,140--

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in twelve industries in the wholesale trade 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 hardware, and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $51,480. The lowest paying industry is the farm and garden machinery and equipment merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $30,660). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$51,480
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$49,450
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,440
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$40,900
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$40,190
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$40,010
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$39,740
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$39,130
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$39,130
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers
$38,450
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$37,590
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
$30,660

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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