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Carpenters Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters amongst Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,110
25th Percentile Wage
$35,910
50th Percentile Wage
$45,930
75th Percentile Wage
$64,910
90th Percentile Wage
$77,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.00
25th Percentile Wage
$17.26
50th Percentile Wage
$22.08
75th Percentile Wage
$31.21
90th Percentile Wage
$37.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for carpenters in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.47. The median hourly salary is $22.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.00.

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
201645,9303.44%8.16%
201544,3501.56%-
201443,6603.00%-
201342,3500.40%-
201242,180--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Wisconsin ranges from $34,810 to $63,640. The highest paying area for carpenters in Wisconsin is Madison with a median annual salary of $63,640. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $59,970). The lowest paying area is Wausau with a median annual salary of $34,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Madison
$63,640
Lake County-Kenosha County
$59,970
Eau Claire
$53,450
Fond du Lac
$51,280
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$50,670
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$48,710
Sheboygan
$48,590
Duluth
$48,580
Racine
$47,810
Green Bay
$47,220
Appleton
$44,950
La Crosse
$44,610
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$42,010
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$41,460
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$39,460
Oshkosh-Neenah
$39,360
Janesville
$38,230
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$37,780
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,410
Wausau
$34,810


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