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Carpenters Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters amongst Washington cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Carpenters in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,520
25th Percentile Wage
$40,540
50th Percentile Wage
$52,280
75th Percentile Wage
$68,930
90th Percentile Wage
$88,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.63
25th Percentile Wage
$19.48
50th Percentile Wage
$25.13
75th Percentile Wage
$33.14
90th Percentile Wage
$42.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for carpenters in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.75. The median hourly salary is $25.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.63.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,2801.34%9.03%
201551,5805.82%-
201448,5802.90%-
201347,170-0.83%-
201247,560--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Washington ranges from $39,050 to $62,560. The highest paying area for carpenters in Washington is Longview with a median annual salary of $62,560. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (mean annual salary $57,720). The lowest paying area is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $39,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Longview
$62,560
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$57,720
Olympia
$56,520
Bellingham
$56,420
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$55,470
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$54,750
Bremerton-Silverdale
$50,480
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$48,920
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$48,470
Spokane
$48,290
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$47,170
Tacoma
$46,270
Yakima
$45,320
Lewiston
$44,800
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$44,270
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$43,640
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$41,010
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$39,050



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