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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Carpenters Helper Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,460
25th Percentile Wage
$24,230
50th Percentile Wage
$29,860
75th Percentile Wage
$36,490
90th Percentile Wage
$43,860

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 $43,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,460. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 114% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of carpenters helpers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,860
3.52% 14.43%
2016
$28,810
3.19% -
2015
$27,890
4.63% -
2014
$26,600
1.92% -
2013
$26,090
2.07% -
2012
$25,550
- -

Table 2. Carpenters Helper Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of carpenters helpers in 15 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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $25,020).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$38,090
Mining
$35,130
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$34,080
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$33,320
Health Care and Social Assistance
$32,080
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,020
Construction
$30,120
Educational Services
$30,110
Federal, State, and Local Government
$29,580
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$29,210
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$28,380
Wholesale Trade
$27,980
Manufacturing
$27,780
Retail Trade
$25,790
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$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 $17,860 to $38,340. The highest paying state for carpenters helpers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $38,340. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,860. For more salary information of carpenters helpers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$38,340
Alaska
$38,180
Minnesota
$35,960
Wyoming
$35,580
New Hampshire
$35,510
North Dakota
$34,640
Missouri
$34,520
Colorado
$33,940
Montana
$33,820
Washington
$33,810
Oregon
$33,480
California
$33,380
Massachusetts
$32,950
Connecticut
$32,160
Arizona
$31,710
Idaho
$31,690
Pennsylvania
$31,520
Rhode Island
$31,350
Wisconsin
$30,560
Texas
$30,320
Vermont
$30,210
Kentucky
$29,960
New Jersey
$29,920
Virginia
$29,590
Utah
$29,400
Tennessee
$29,330
Louisiana
$29,210
Maryland
$28,770
New York
$28,760
Hawaii
$28,720
Kansas
$28,670
North Carolina
$28,640
Oklahoma
$28,570
Mississippi
$28,320
South Carolina
$27,980
Nevada
$27,910
Ohio
$27,860
Iowa
$27,770
Michigan
$27,410
Florida
$27,380
Delaware
$27,010
Indiana
$26,740
Illinois
$26,110
West Virginia
$25,270
Maine
$25,000
Arkansas
$24,520
New Mexico
$24,280
South Dakota
$24,250
Georgia
$23,960
Nebraska
$23,670
Alabama
$23,140
Guam
$22,310
Puerto Rico
$17,860



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