Carpenter Salary in the UK

£31,600
per year
per hour
£13.80
per hour
per year

Carpenter - Average Salary

The average salary for a Carpenter is £31,600 gross per year (£13.80 net per hour), which is £2,000 (+7%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Carpenter can expect an average starting salary of £15,500. The highest salaries can exceed £52,000.
£15,500
Low
£31,600
Average salary
£52,000
High
£7.70
Low
£13.80
Average salary
£26
High

Carpenter Salary Range

Apprenticeship
£7,600
Low
£15,500
Average salary
£31,600
Experienced
£41,900
High
£52,000
Apprenticeship
£4.40
Low
£7.70
Average salary
£13.80
Experienced
£21.20
High
£26
Among carpenters, Apprentice Carpenters have the lowest salaries, while highly skilled workers like Experienced Self Employed Carpenters enjoy the highest salaries.

Carpenter - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Self Employed Carpenter£36K/year
+13% 
Carpenter Apprentice£7,600/year
 -76%

Carpenter - Pay by Experience Level

A Carpenter with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £15,500 gross per year. A mid career Carpenter with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,600, while an experienced Carpenter with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £41,900. Carpenters with more than 20 years of experience earn £44,300 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Carpenter

Late Career▲ +40%
Experienced▲ +33%
Average Salary£31,600/year
Mid Career▼ -6%
No Experience▼ -51%

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 jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Carpenter

How much does a Carpenter make in the UK?
A Carpenter in the UK earns an average of £31,600 gross per year, which is about £13.80 net per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Carpenter updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Carpenter in the UK?
The starting salary of a Carpenter in the UK is around £15,500 gross per year. Apprentice Carpenters usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Carpenter in the UK?
The highest salary of a Carpenter in the UK can reach and exceed £52,000 gross per year. Experienced Self Employed Carpenters usually have the highest salaries.
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