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How Much Does a Carpenter Helper Earn In The United States?

Carpenter Helper Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$29,000
$23,000
$29,000
$36,000
The average carpenter helper makes about $29,213 per year. That's $14.04 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $23,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $36,000. Many of carpenter helpers seem to be drawn to construction and professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case carpenter helpers tend to work at construction, professional, and retail companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Washington, California and Connecticut pay carpenter helpers the highest salaries.
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Where Carpenter Helpers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where carpenter helpers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Carpenter Helpers Earn In Different Cities?

While a carpenter helper can average a salary of $29,213 per year, or $14.04 per hour, there are many opportunities for carpenter helpers to make more. For example, in Renton, WA you might make $45,919 per year. Other high-paying locations include Vacaville, CA, Reno, NV and Minneapolis, MN. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Renton, WA where the average starting salary is $36,000. The highest paying states for carpenter helpers include Washington, California and Connecticut. Meanwhile, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Georgia offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Renton, WA

Salary Range40k - 52k$46k$45,919

Vacaville, CA

Salary Range35k - 46k$40k$40,444

Reno, NV

Salary Range32k - 42k$37k$36,720

Minneapolis, MN

Salary Range28k - 37k$33k$32,689

Albany, NY

Salary Range26k - 36k$31k$31,391

Green Bay, WI

Salary Range26k - 34k$30k$30,368

Fargo, ND

Salary Range26k - 33k$29k$29,449

Goodyear, AZ

Salary Range25k - 33k$29k$29,307

Youngstown, OH

Salary Range24k - 33k$29k$28,932

Elgin, IL

Salary Range25k - 33k$29k$28,894
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High Paying Carpenter Helper Jobs

Which Companies Pay Carpenter Helpers The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like EMCOR Group and 3-G Construction Co as they offer the highest salaries for carpenter helpers.
Company
Company
Average Salary
EMCOR Group
Salary Range30k - 35k$33k$32,573
3-G Construction Co
Salary Range29k - 34k$32k$31,946
Erickson Framing Holdings
Salary Range29k - 34k$32k$31,858
Mortenson
Salary Range29k - 33k$32k$31,617
Lyman Lumber Company
Salary Range29k - 32k$31k$30,881
Tradesmen International
Salary Range28k - 33k$31k$30,741
Superior Home Products
Salary Range28k - 33k$31k$30,606
BMC Stock Holdings
Salary Range28k - 32k$31k$30,605
Aerotek
Salary Range28k - 32k$30k$30,464
Zachry Holdings
Salary Range28k - 32k$30k$30,253
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Carpenter Helper Salary History

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    How Much Do Carpenter Helpers Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a carpenter helper can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for carpenter helpers tend to be found in construction, professional, and retail companies. In fact, carpenter helpers can make a yearly salary of $32,143 while working for construction companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Construction

    Salary Range30k - 34k$32k$32,143

    Professional

    Salary Range28k - 33k$31k$30,608

    Retail

    Salary Range28k - 33k$31k$30,594

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range28k - 32k$30k$30,193
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    $34k

    How Experience Affects Carpenter Helper Salaries

    The salary for a carpenter helper can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $37,566
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    $29,218
    $29,218
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    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
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    $31,305
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    Bend, OR
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    $37,566
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