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Carpenters Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters amongst Puerto Rico 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Carpenters in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,100
25th Percentile Wage
$16,930
50th Percentile Wage
$18,310
75th Percentile Wage
$19,830
90th Percentile Wage
$24,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $24,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.74
25th Percentile Wage
$8.14
50th Percentile Wage
$8.80
75th Percentile Wage
$9.52
90th Percentile Wage
$11.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for carpenters in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $11.58. The median hourly salary is $8.80. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.74.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of carpenters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,3100.33%2.79%
201518,250-0.27%-
201418,3001.75%-
201317,9801.00%-
201217,800--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Puerto Rico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Puerto Rico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Puerto Rico ranges from $17,620 to $19,300. The highest paying area for carpenters in Puerto Rico is Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2 with a median annual salary of $19,300. The second highest paying city/area in Puerto Rico State is Mayaguez (mean annual salary $18,690). The lowest paying area is Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1 with a median annual salary of $17,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2
$19,300
Mayaguez
$18,690
San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo
$18,410
Ponce
$18,230
Yauco
$18,120
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian
$18,090
Fajardo
$18,030
San German-Cabo Rojo
$17,780
Guayama
$17,630
Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1
$17,620


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