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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
$27,460
25th Percentile Wage
$34,740
50th Percentile Wage
$52,580
75th Percentile Wage
$63,710
90th Percentile Wage
$77,770

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 $77,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $27,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,5803.23%24.74%
201550,88010.93%-
201445,32018.78%-
201336,810-7.50%-
201239,570--

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

The average salaries of carpenters in twelve 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 rail transportation industry with an annual salary $59,340. The lowest paying industry is the other support activities for transportation industry (annual salary $37,660). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Rail Transportation
$59,340
Rail Transportation
$59,340
Postal Service (federal government)
$58,020
Postal Service (federal government)
$58,020
Specialized Freight Trucking
$57,260
Truck Transportation
$56,260
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$50,150
Warehousing and Storage
$42,020
Warehousing and Storage
$42,020
Support Activities for Water Transportation
$37,910
Support Activities for Transportation
$37,890
Other Support Activities for Transportation
$37,660

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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