Salary for Helpers--Carpenters

Also known as:  Beam Builder Helper, Building Carpenter Helper, Carpenter Assistant, Carpenter Helper, Construction Carpenters Helper, Hardwood Floor Installation Helper, House Carpenter Helper

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Carpentry helpers handle the most basic tasks that need to be completed on carpentry sites. Their work is very physically demanding and strenuous as they often work with sharp tools at extreme heights and are prone to bad weather conditions. They are also subject to injuries more often than those who choose other careers because of the often dangerous work environments they face. Almost all carpentry helpers learn their trade through short-term on-site job training. To become a carpentry helper, no education is required. Most employers do not typically require a high school diploma or GED.

A Helpers--Carpenter can expect a wage between $23,850 to $49,950 based on experience and domain knowledge. will normally receive an average compensation of thirty-five thousand three hundred and sixty dollars annually.

receive the highest compensation in Oregon, where they can receive normal pay levels of just about $42,450. They have the best average pay in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they can earn job pay of $38,400.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 55.43 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Helpers--Carpenters tend to make the most in the following industries:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$41,780
Educational Services
$41,100
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$38,400
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$36,350
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,340
Construction
$35,590

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Wholesale Trade
$28,120
Manufacturing
$28,980
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,150
Health Care and Social Assistance
$31,140
Retail Trade
$33,340
Public Administration
$34,630