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Carpenters Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters amongst North Carolina metropolitan areas 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,720
25th Percentile Wage
$29,630
50th Percentile Wage
$35,790
75th Percentile Wage
$42,240
90th Percentile Wage
$49,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,720.

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
$35,790
2.04% 9.42%
2016
$35,060
1.91% -
2015
$34,390
2.88% -
2014
$33,400
1.83% -
2013
$32,790
1.13% -
2012
$32,420
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of North Carolina ranges from $29,300 to $39,430. The highest paying area for carpenters in North Carolina is Raleigh-Cary with a median annual salary of $39,430. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $38,750). The lowest paying area is Rocky Mount with a median annual salary of $29,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$39,430
Wilmington
$38,750
Asheville
$37,860
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$36,320
Greensboro-High Point
$36,100
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$35,510
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$35,420
Jacksonville
$35,390
Goldsboro
$34,970
Durham-Chapel Hill
$34,650
Greenville
$34,460
Fayetteville
$34,310
Burlington
$34,070
Winston-Salem
$33,650
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,170
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,900
Rocky Mount
$29,300




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