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Carpenters Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,150
25th Percentile Wage
$34,510
50th Percentile Wage
$46,420
75th Percentile Wage
$61,070
90th Percentile Wage
$74,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $74,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $27,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,420
-13.27% 14.76%
2016
$52,580
3.23% -
2015
$50,880
10.93% -
2014
$45,320
18.78% -
2013
$36,810
-7.50% -
2012
$39,570
- -

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in 13 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 postal service (federal government) industry with an annual salary $58,020. The lowest paying industry is the warehousing and storage industry (annual salary $27,120). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Postal Service (federal government)
$58,020
Postal Service (federal government)
$58,020
Specialized Freight Trucking
$57,260
Truck Transportation
$55,910
Rail Transportation
$52,650
Rail Transportation
$52,650
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$46,470
Support Activities for Transportation
$38,950
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$37,910
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$37,180
General Freight Trucking
$32,780
Warehousing and Storage
$27,120
Warehousing and Storage
$27,120

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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