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Carpenters Helper Salary Information

The salary statistics of carpenters helpers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of carpenters helpers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The carpenters helpers 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 [1].

Table 1. Carpenters Helper Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,690
25th Percentile Wage
$23,210
50th Percentile Wage
$28,810
75th Percentile Wage
$35,720
90th Percentile Wage
$43,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters helpers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) carpenters helpers is $43,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,690. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 118% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,8103.19%11.32%
201527,8904.63%-
201426,6001.92%-
201326,0902.07%-
201225,550--

Table 2. Carpenters Helper Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of carpenters helpers 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 carpenters helpers occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $38,090. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $25,020).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$38,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$37,630
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$32,940
Health Care and Social Assistance
$32,080
Educational Services
$30,370
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$29,210
Construction
$28,930
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$28,600
Manufacturing
$27,980
Wholesale Trade
$27,470
Federal, State, and Local Government
$27,400
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,000
Retail Trade
$25,020

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Carpenters Helpers by States

From the above tables we note that not only carpenters helpers 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 carpenters helpers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,740 to $37,730. The highest paying state for carpenters helpers is Minnesota with a median annual salary of $37,730. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,740. For more salary information of carpenters helpers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Minnesota
$37,730
District of Columbia
$36,640
Rhode Island
$36,290
Alaska
$36,010
Hawaii
$35,040
New Hampshire
$34,290
Iowa
$33,230
California
$32,990
Missouri
$32,750
Massachusetts
$32,670
Montana
$32,650
Oregon
$32,610
Wyoming
$32,340
Vermont
$31,870
New York
$31,060
Connecticut
$30,970
Colorado
$30,700
Arizona
$30,490
Washington
$30,440
North Dakota
$30,350
Utah
$30,190
New Jersey
$30,090
Wisconsin
$30,080
Idaho
$29,600
Kentucky
$29,520
Mississippi
$29,360
Ohio
$28,590
Illinois
$28,510
South Carolina
$28,310
Florida
$28,180
Virginia
$27,990
Texas
$27,960
Nevada
$27,200
Pennsylvania
$27,150
Georgia
$27,120
North Carolina
$26,740
Indiana
$26,730
Maryland
$26,680
Kansas
$26,660
New Mexico
$26,630
Louisiana
$26,470
Oklahoma
$26,380
Tennessee
$26,300
Michigan
$25,940
Maine
$25,600
Alabama
$25,010
Delaware
$24,750
Nebraska
$24,140
South Dakota
$23,900
West Virginia
$23,460
Guam
$22,310
Arkansas
$22,240
Puerto Rico
$17,740


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