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Carpenters Salary Information in Tennessee

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,830
25th Percentile Wage
$31,480
50th Percentile Wage
$36,740
75th Percentile Wage
$44,260
90th Percentile Wage
$51,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.42
25th Percentile Wage
$15.13
50th Percentile Wage
$17.67
75th Percentile Wage
$21.28
90th Percentile Wage
$24.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for carpenters in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.53. The median hourly salary is $17.67. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.42.

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
201636,7402.26%6.45%
201535,9105.10%-
201434,080-0.59%-
201334,280-0.26%-
201234,370--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Tennessee ranges from $29,950 to $41,460. The highest paying area for carpenters in Tennessee is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $41,460. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Clarksville (mean annual salary $40,170). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chattanooga
$41,460
Clarksville
$40,170
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$38,790
Memphis
$37,820
Cleveland
$37,590
Knoxville
$34,990
Johnson City
$34,540
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$32,140
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$31,740
Morristown
$31,610
Jackson
$30,370
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$30,060
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$29,950



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