How much does a Carpenter make?

Updated 25 Jul 2021
$40 /hr
Average Base Pay

146 salaries

$32

Low

$47

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Carpenter is $40 per hour in Australia. Filter by location to see Carpenter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 146 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Carpenter employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Carpenter$40 /hr
L3
Carpenter IIINo Salary Reports
L4
Lead Carpenter$80,000 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Construction

$77,500

per year

Carpenter Apprentice

$25

per year

Construction Superintendent

$32

per year

Journeyman Carpenter

$10,000

per year

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Ausgrid
3.1

Ausgrid

Carpenter

$67,413

 /yr
Range: $62K - $72K
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$62K

$72K

$62,272 - $71,550 Range

RTW Steel Fabrication & Construction
3.5

RTW Steel Fabrication & Construction

Carpenter - Monthly

$6,414

 /mo
Range: $6K - $6K

$6K

$6K

$6,335 - $6,493 Range

Randstad
3.9

Randstad

Carpenter - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $31 - $43

$31

$43

$31 - $43 Range

Hays
3.7

Hays

Carpenter - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $35 - $40

$35

$40

$35 - $40 Range

WorkPac
3.5

WorkPac

Carpenter - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $32 - $55

$32

$55

$32 - $55 Range

JTS Asset Support Services

Carpenter - Monthly

$5,987

 /mo
Range: $6K - $6K

$6K

$6K

$5,561 - $6,447 Range

Heading Contractors
4

Heading Contractors

Carpenter - Hourly

$47

 /hr
Range: $45 - $50

$45

$50

$45 - $50 Range

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Laing O'Rourke
4.1

Laing O'Rourke

Carpenter - Monthly

$6,818

 /mo
Range: $6K - $9K

$6K

$9K

$6,422 - $8,855 Range

Ultimo Concrete Constructions
4.4

Ultimo Concrete Constructions

Carpenter - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $33 - $34

$33

$34

$33 - $34 Range

4.3

Concrete Connect Services

Carpenter - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $33 - $34

$33

$34

$33 - $34 Range

Chandler Macleod
3.5

Chandler Macleod

Carpenter - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $36 - $40

$36

$40

$36 - $40 Range

Stronglift
4.4

Stronglift

Carpenter - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $33 - $34

$33

$34

$33 - $34 Range

Able Formwork
3

Able Formwork

Carpenter - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $33 - $34

$33

$34

$33 - $34 Range

Insitu Construction and Maintenance

Insitu Construction and Maintenance

Carpenter - Hourly

$45

 /hr
Range: $43 - $46

$43

$46

$43 - $46 Range

Fuelfix
4

Fuelfix

Carpenter - Monthly

$6,868

 /mo
Range: $7K - $7K

$7K

$7K

$6,583 - $7,163 Range

Kennelly Constructions

Kennelly Constructions

Carpenter - Monthly

$6,620

 /mo
Range: $6K - $7K

$6K

$7K

$6,422 - $6,818 Range

Marine & Civil
3

Marine & Civil

Carpenter - Hourly

$45

 /hr
Range: $43 - $46

$43

$46

$43 - $46 Range

Total Onsite Joinery and Carpentry

Carpenter - Monthly

$5,500

 /mo
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$5,374 - $5,765 Range

Thiess
3.4

Thiess

Carpenter - Monthly

$6,679

 /mo
Range: $7K - $7K

$7K

$7K

$6,658 - $6,825 Range

UGL
3.9

UGL

Carpenter - Hourly

$46

 /hr
Range: $46 - $47

$46

$47

$46 - $47 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Carpenter salaries

The national average salary for a a Carpenter is $40 per hour in Australia. Filter by location to see a Carpenter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 146 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Carpenter employees.

The highest salary for a a Carpenter in Australia is $47 per hour.

The lowest salary for a a Carpenter in Australia is $32 per hour.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent carpenter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$50,000
per year
A Carpenter in the Melbourne Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$67,745
per year
A Carpenter in the Sydney Area area reported making $67,745 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Sydney Area area
Self-Employed
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$45
hourly
A Carpenter/Joiner in the Sydney Area area reported making $45 per hour
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Carpenter in the Melbourne Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
A Carpenter in the Melbourne Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$40
hourly
A Carpenter in the Newcastle Area area reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Newcastle Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees