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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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 $65,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $26,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
5.54% 13.33%
0.37% -
4.17% -
-2.04% -
5.81% -
- -

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in 17 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 electronics and appliance stores industry with an annual salary $66,460. 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
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Electronics and Appliance Stores
General Merchandise Stores
Department Stores
Home Furnishings Stores
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
Furniture Stores
Used Merchandise Stores
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Health and Personal Care Stores
Health and Personal Care Stores
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers

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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