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Carpenters Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of carpenters in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare carpenters salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Carpenters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,070
25th Percentile Wage
$38,410
50th Percentile Wage
$51,190
75th Percentile Wage
$67,620
90th Percentile Wage
$99,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $99,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid carpenters is $30,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of carpenters in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,190
8.48% -0.18%
2016
$46,850
0.88% -
2015
$46,440
-3.53% -
2014
$48,080
-1.81% -
2013
$48,950
-4.76% -
2012
$51,280
- -

Compare Carpenters Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of carpenters in 13 industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry with an annual salary $64,310. The lowest paying industry is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry (annual salary $28,080). For detailed carpenters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$64,310
Spectator Sports
$61,080
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$55,090
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$50,840
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$50,450
Performing Arts Companies
$50,410
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$48,720
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$48,720
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$48,090
Gambling Industries
$47,640
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$46,600
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$41,790
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$28,080

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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