The salary statistics of cabinetmakers and bench carpenters are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of cabinetmakers and bench carpenters within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The cabinetmakers and bench carpenters annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cabinetmakers and bench carpenters. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) cabinetmakers and bench carpenters is $51,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $33,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,280. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 141% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of cabinetmakers and bench carpenters from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of cabinetmakers and bench carpenters in 13 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for cabinetmakers and bench carpenters occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $52,040. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $24,270).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only cabinetmakers and bench carpenters salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of cabinetmakers and bench carpenters in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,110 to $47,540. The highest paying state for cabinetmakers and bench carpenters is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $47,540. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,110. For more salary information of cabinetmakers and bench carpenters profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New York|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |