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Carpenters Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters among Texas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,060
25th Percentile Wage
$32,060
50th Percentile Wage
$37,570
75th Percentile Wage
$46,670
90th Percentile Wage
$57,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,060.

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
$37,570
4.39% 16.16%
2016
$35,920
3.87% -
2015
$34,530
4.89% -
2014
$32,840
2.98% -
2013
$31,860
1.13% -
2012
$31,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Texas ranges from $28,220 to $48,590. The highest paying area for carpenters in Texas is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $48,590. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Odessa (mean annual salary $44,060). The lowest paying area is El Paso with a median annual salary of $28,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$48,590
Odessa
$44,060
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$40,980
Amarillo
$40,090
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$39,620
Midland
$39,430
Corpus Christi
$39,140
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$38,920
Sherman-Denison
$38,890
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$38,360
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$37,620
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$37,430
Laredo
$37,420
Fort Worth-Arlington
$37,000
Victoria
$36,640
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$36,600
Tyler
$36,590
Longview
$36,570
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$35,760
College Station-Bryan
$34,620
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,340
Wichita Falls
$33,940
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$33,860
Texarkana-Texarkana
$33,570
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,490
San Angelo
$32,710
Abilene
$31,910
Brownsville-Harlingen
$31,570
Waco
$31,270
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$31,170
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$30,310
Lubbock
$30,170
El Paso
$28,220




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