Carpenter Salary in Australia

AU$62,307
per year
per hour
AU$29.50
per hour
per year

Carpenter - Average Salary & Hourly Pay

The average salary for a Carpenter is AU$62,307 per year (AU$29.50 per hour), which is AU$5,553 (-8%) lower than the national average salary in Australia.
A Carpenter can expect an average starting salary of AU$41,331. The highest salaries can exceed AU$93,139.
AU$41,331
Low
AU$62,307
Average salary
AU$93,139
High
AU$19.87
Low
AU$29.50
Average salary
AU$44.10
High

Carpenter Salary Range

Apprenticeship
AU$38,050
Low
AU$41,331
Average salary
AU$62,307
Experienced
AU$78,245
High
AU$93,139
Low
AU$19.87
Average salary
AU$29.50
Experienced
AU$37.04
High
AU$44.10
Carpenters without formal qualifications or trade qualified juniors with a certificate III in Carpentry tend to have the lowest salaries, while qualified Carpenters, Formwork Carpenters or more experienced roles like Carpenter Foreman or Carpenter Supervisor enjoy the highest salaries.

Carpenter - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Carpenter ForemanAU$82K/year
+31% 
Self Employed CarpenterAU$77K/year
+23% 
Formwork CarpenterAU$71K/year
+14% 
Carpenter ApprenticeAU$38K/year
 -39%

Carpenter - Pay by Experience Level in Australia

An Entry Level Carpenter with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,188 per year. A qualified Carpenter with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$60,752, while an experienced Carpenter with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$78,245. Carpenters with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$86,366 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Carpenter in Australia

Late Career▲ +39%
Experienced▲ +26%
Average SalaryAU$62,307/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -31%

Gender Breakdown

Female
1%
Male
99%

Carpenter - Jobs by Location

Carpenter - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Carpenter job advertisements published on Jobted Australia in the last 12 months. Please note the figures on this page are a guideline only.
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