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Carpenters Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of carpenters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare carpenters salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,800
25th Percentile Wage
$34,780
50th Percentile Wage
$46,450
75th Percentile Wage
$63,540
90th Percentile Wage
$85,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $85,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $26,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of carpenters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,4504.35%6.67%
201544,4300.79%-
201444,0802.31%-
201343,060-0.67%-
201243,350--

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in twelve industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $67,950. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $35,850). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$67,950
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$67,750
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$53,670
Engineering Services
$52,930
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$51,140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,450
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$45,610
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,990
Photographic Services
$42,790
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$41,410
Specialized Design Services
$40,840
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$35,850

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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