Carpenters Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,290
25th Percentile Wage
$30,650
50th Percentile Wage
$37,990
75th Percentile Wage
$47,960
90th Percentile Wage
$62,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of retail 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 $62,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $25,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,9900.37%8.24%
201537,8504.17%-
201436,270-2.04%-
201337,0105.81%-
201234,860--

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in 13 industries in the retail 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 general merchandise stores industry with an annual salary $54,200. The lowest paying industry is the other motor vehicle dealers industry (annual salary $31,750). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Merchandise Stores
$54,200
Department Stores
$54,200
Home Furnishings Stores
$38,990
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$38,970
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$38,710
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$38,160
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$38,160
Furniture Stores
$37,720
Used Merchandise Stores
$36,450
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$34,420
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$33,860
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
$32,370
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$31,750

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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