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Carpenters Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters among Maine cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Carpenters in Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,500
25th Percentile Wage
$33,870
50th Percentile Wage
$39,970
75th Percentile Wage
$48,050
90th Percentile Wage
$55,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of carpenters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,970
3.60% 8.43%
2016
$38,530
1.66% -
2015
$37,890
0.92% -
2014
$37,540
1.04% -
2013
$37,150
1.48% -
2012
$36,600
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Maine Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Maine ranges from $36,460 to $42,670. The highest paying area for carpenters in Maine is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,670. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $40,990). The lowest paying area is Bangor with a median annual salary of $36,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$42,670
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$40,990
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$38,350
Lewiston-Auburn
$36,820
Bangor
$36,460




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