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Cabinetmaker and Bench Carpenter Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $8.49 $12.99 $20.70
  Annual $17,700 $27,000 $43,100
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products. Exclude “Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders” through who specialize in one or a limited number of machine phases.