(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Carpenter Prototype Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$58,842 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Carpenter Prototype is $58,842 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Carpenter Prototype is between $42,921 and $72,074. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Fits and installs bulkheads, sole, and cabinets in prototype fiberglass boats, and cuts pattern for production sailboats: reads preliminary blueprints to determine bulkhead dimensions and position.
  • Transfers dimensions to marine plywood, using tape measure, square, and marking devices.
  • Cuts wood to specified dimensions, using portable electric saw.
  • Lifts and carries wood and climbs scaffolds to position plywood in hull.
  • Pushes and pulls to position bulkhead in accordance with specifications.
  • Marks and trims bulkhead to remove excess material and ensure bulkhead matches hull contour.
  • Attaches bulkhead to pawl with clamps to immobilize bulkhead.
  • Applies liquid adhesive to back of trim fabric and surface to be covered, using brush.
  • Lays fabric on adhesive-coated area and smooths material with hands to remove wrinkles.
  • Slides and shoves prebuilt cabinets into specified position.
  • Transfers measurements of fitted parts to plywood, using tape measure, square, and marking devices.
  • Cuts wood, using portable electric saw, to make pattern for production sailboat.
Carpenter Prototype Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Carpenters

Job family population: 693,050

Estimated population of Carpenter Prototype jobs: 5,946

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Carpenter Prototype Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

No listings found
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources