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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
$33,850
25th Percentile Wage
$41,190
50th Percentile Wage
$50,420
75th Percentile Wage
$62,350
90th Percentile Wage
$78,350

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 $78,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $33,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of carpenters in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,4201.57%8.83%
201549,6303.32%-
201447,9801.73%-
201347,1502.50%-
201245,970--

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in 22 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 $74,250. The lowest paying industry is the individual and family services industry (annual salary $37,460). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$74,250
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$61,250
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,190
Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,120
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$52,850
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$52,340
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$52,310
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$50,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$50,210
Hospitals - Local government owned
$50,210
Hospitals - State government owned
$50,090
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$49,700
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$49,680
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$49,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$48,750
Offices of Physicians
$48,260
Outpatient Care Centers
$47,450
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$43,450
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$42,830
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$39,390
Social Assistance
$39,180
Individual and Family Services
$37,460

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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