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 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 woodworkers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) woodworkers is $48,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,510. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 134% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of woodworkers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-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 federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $49,620. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $24,430).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|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 Patternmakers|| |
|Wood Model Makers and Patternmakers|| |
|Wood Model Makers|| |
|Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters|| |
|Furniture Finishers|| |
|Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing|| |
|Other Woodworkers|| |
|Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders|| |
|Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders|| |