How Much do Carpenters Make in Michigan?

Do carpenters in Michigan make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Michigan carpenters?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, carpenters in Michigan earn an average of $49,280 a year, equivalent to $23.69 an hour.

This is 7% less than carpenters nationwide and 3% less than the typical Michigan worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Michigan Carpenter Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $35.73 $74,310
75th $29.55 $61,450
50th $22.41 $46,600
25th $16.94 $35,220
10th $13.68 $28,460
Michigan Carpenters Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Ann Arbor $30.66 $63,770
Battle Creek $23.62 $49,120
Bay City $22.22 $46,210
Benton Harbor $19.88 $41,350
Detroit $26.51 $55,150
Flint $22.44 $46,670
Grand Rapids $21.63 $44,990
Jackson $21.57 $44,870
Kalamazoo $20.80 $43,260
Lansing $22.18 $46,140
Midland $21.35 $44,410
Monroe $20.61 $42,860
Muskegon $23.47 $48,810
Saginaw $21.17 $44,030
Michigan Carpenter Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $23.69 $49,280
2018 $22.95 $47,740
2017 $22.63 $47,060
2016 $21.80 $45,350
2015 $21.49 $44,700
2014 $21.09 $43,860
2013 $21.12 $43,920
2012 $20.72 $43,090
2011 $20.86 $43,400