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
$26,500
25th Percentile Wage
$32,310
50th Percentile Wage
$40,220
75th Percentile Wage
$50,680
90th Percentile Wage
$65,370

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
2017
$40,220
5.54% 13.33%
2016
$37,990
0.37% -
2015
$37,850
4.17% -
2014
$36,270
-2.04% -
2013
$37,010
5.81% -
2012
$34,860
- -

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
$66,460
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$66,460
General Merchandise Stores
$60,730
Department Stores
$54,200
Home Furnishings Stores
$44,150
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$42,620
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$40,080
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$40,060
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$38,970
Furniture Stores
$37,280
Used Merchandise Stores
$36,450
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$35,030
Health and Personal Care Stores
$34,460
Health and Personal Care Stores
$34,460
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$34,360
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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