How Much do Carpenters Make in Washington?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, carpenters in Washington earn an average of $63,600 a year, equivalent to $30.58 an hour.

This is 20% more than carpenters nationwide and 3% more than the typical Washington worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Washington Carpenter Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $46.28 $96,270
75th $37.30 $77,580
50th $28.82 $59,950
25th $23.82 $49,550
10th $18.96 $39,440
Washington Carpenters Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bellingham $27.82 $57,870
Bremerton $29.36 $61,070
Kennewick $25.73 $53,520
Longview $25.49 $53,010
Mount Vernon $26.70 $55,530
Olympia $33.75 $70,200
Seattle $32.88 $68,400
Spokane $24.09 $50,110
Walla Walla $21.73 $45,200
Wenatchee $21.80 $45,350
Yakima $25.20 $52,410
Washington Carpenter Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $30.58 $63,600
2018 $29.23 $60,800
2017 $27.81 $57,850
2016 $26.96 $56,070
2015 $25.87 $53,810
2014 $24.71 $51,410
2013 $23.76 $49,410
2012 $23.97 $49,850
2011 $23.82 $49,550