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Carpenter Salary
in Maryland, United States

$49,262 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Carpenter is $49,262 a year and $24 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Carpenter is between $36,484 and $59,939. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Carpenter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's handtools and power tools, and conforming to local building codes: studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.
  • Selects specified type of lumber or other materials.
  • Prepares layout, using rule, framing square, and calipers.
  • Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials, using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Shapes materials to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels, and planes.
  • Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue.
  • Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter's level.
  • Erects framework for structures and lays subflooring.
  • Builds stairs and lays out and installs partitions and cabinet work.
  • Covers subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays hardwood, parquet, and wood-strip-block floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base.
  • Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls.
  • Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letterdrops, and kick plates.
  • Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete.
  • Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
  • May weld metal parts to steel structural members.
  • When specializing in particu.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Carpenter Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Lead Carpenter / Remodeler
Dec 11
Annapolis, MD, USA
Apter Remodeling / Craftsman, Inc.
Looking for a Carpenter who has the following and is eager to learn: Remodeling experience Trim and finish carpentry experience Painting experience Personal Hand tools and power tools The ability to ...
Remodeling Carpenter
Dec 5
Frederick, MD, USA
Unique Enterprises
Local Remodeling Company is looking for well rounded carpenter with knowledge of bathroom basement kitchens light electrical plumbing drywall painting flooring etc.. Must be professional and have ...
Oct 26
Dunkirk, MD, USA
Capital City Contracting Inc
Our contracting company is looking for an experienced carpenter to join our team. We specialize in remodeling commercial buildings, so we need a Carpenter with multiple skill trades including but not ...
Sep 27
Hagerstown, MD, USA
Bob Porter Company, Inc.
Carpenter Responsibilities Include: * Reading blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements * Taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed * Framing ...
Carpenter Helper
Oct 25
Fulton, MD, USA
Mauck Construction & Renovations
... carpenters in tasks from set-up, construction, and clean-up - Clean Driving/Criminal Record The successful applicant will receive weekly payroll, competitive salary and benefits, work vehicle ...