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Carpenters Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of carpenters in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare carpenters salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,260
25th Percentile Wage
$42,170
50th Percentile Wage
$52,130
75th Percentile Wage
$63,280
90th Percentile Wage
$79,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $79,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $34,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of carpenters in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,130
3.28% 11.82%
2016
$50,420
1.57% -
2015
$49,630
3.32% -
2014
$47,980
1.73% -
2013
$47,150
2.50% -
2012
$45,970
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Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in 26 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $66,370. The lowest paying industry is the offices of physicians industry (annual salary $37,490). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$66,370
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$59,080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$57,450
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$56,040
Hospitals - Privately owned
$54,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$54,700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$54,420
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$54,360
Hospitals - State government owned
$54,200
Outpatient Care Centers
$52,780
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$51,760
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$51,690
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$50,530
Hospitals - Local government owned
$50,480
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$49,950
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$49,820
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$47,770
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$44,970
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$44,380
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$44,380
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$43,470
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$40,470
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$39,320
Social Assistance
$39,040
Individual and Family Services
$37,510
Offices of Physicians
$37,490

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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