The salary statistics of woodworkers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of woodworkers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of woodworkers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The woodworkers 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$21,080|
|25th Percentile Wage||$24,960|
|50th Percentile Wage||$30,900|
|75th Percentile Wage||$38,690|
|90th Percentile Wage||$48,720|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for woodworkers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) woodworkers is $48,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,080. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 131% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of woodworkers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of woodworkers 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 woodworkers occupations is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector with an annual salary $55,730. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $24,330).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
The average annual salary of woodworkers related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.
|Occupation||Median Annual Salary|
|Wood Model Makers and Patternmakers|| |
|Wood Model Makers|| |
|Wood Patternmakers|| |
|Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters|| |
|Furniture Finishers|| |
|Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders|| |
|Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing|| |
|Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders|| |
|Other Woodworkers|| |