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    What is a typical hourly rate for carpenters?


    I have several projects that I require carpenter(s) to be hired for, but I am wary about the cost this might be.
    Does anyone have any reasonable estimates for the hourly cost of a carpenter?

    Asked by Nan on 26th Feb 2019
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    Grant joinery/building ltd

    "£17.00 per hour is what I charge,
    regards phil grant."

    Answered on 21st Jun 2019 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    Sid Burns Carpentry Ltd

    These days, a typical hourly rate would be around £20-£25 per hour. However, this may depend on where you live, the affluency of your area and the level of competition between local carpenters in your area.
    For example, if you live in London, you can expect a higher charge, while in a more rural and less affluent area the cost may be lower, on average.
    Do remember that, to some degree, you get what you pay for in regard to the quality of work. In some cases, it may be cheaper to pay a little more than for the work to be done shoddily and require the work to be redone or fixed afterwards. "

    Answered on 26th Feb 2019 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Croydon Handyman

    "Best practices are to get costs for each job, but average price labour is £60 per hour."

    Answered on 1st Apr 2019 - Member since Feb 2018 - report

    "An average cost of £ 20 an hour for a carpenter. About £ 150.00 a day."

    Answered on 4th Apr 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    bulldog carpentry

    "Normally your given a price per job you’ll struggle to find a carpenter to work for an hourly rate"

    Answered on 10th Apr 2019 - Member since Jan 2019 - report

    "Depends on location and type of job. My average is £18 per hour."

    Answered on 17th Jul 2019 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
    Valteri flooring

    A decent carpenter costs between £18-£22 per hour or a daily rate of about £150 - £180.
    It depends what you need doing. If you speak to some carpenters they may be able to sort out a daily rate or an overall cost of the jobs rather than the hourly rates.
    I hope this helps."

    Answered on 18th Dec 2019 - Member since May 2019 - report
    Jeff Glass

    "Depends on the area but somewhere between £20 & £30 per hour is about average."

    Answered on 29th Mar 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Handy heroes

    "Ask for a quote on the jobs u need done that way the tradesman is on his own time and you can not be hit with any hidden cost of it takes him a week or two days you only pay the agreed price for the work"

    Answered on 11th Apr 2019 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    simon edwards carpentry

    "Most carpenters work on a day rate ranging from £150/£180 per day

    Other ways will include a price per job. which is a fixed fee for the task in hand.

    On average I would say a carpenter would request a sum of around £25.00per hour."

    Answered on 24th Mar 2019 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Sam payne

    "Around £20 per hour but most will price per job rather than an hourly rate."

    Answered on 15th Apr 2019 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
    Jr multi skilled maintenance services

    "£17 P/H plus travel experiences"

    Answered on 20th Mar 2019 - Member since Jan 2018 - report
    RCB Services

    "I would say that the average, outside London, is £25.00/hr."

    Answered on 16th Apr 2019 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
    Broadland Bespoke Construction Company

    "Average is around £150 per day including travel expenses in a 30 to 35 mile radius"

    Answered on 21st May 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Paul Nicholas Carpentry and Maintenance Services

    "Normal day rate is between 120/170 for a carpenter."

    Answered on 17th Jul 2019 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    B. Simkunas

    "Hi. Around £18-£20 an hour"

    Answered on 20th Mar 2019 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
    Aidas Zumbakis

    "Hi, A carpenters hourly rate typically starts from £17 - £22.50. It depends on the work taken, be it first fix or second. Thanks"

    Answered on 28th Dec 2019 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Vlad Eisan

    "Hi, average £20 per hour, £160 per 8 hours working day."

    Answered on 10th Apr 2019 - Member since Aug 2017 - report
    Widnes Joinery

    "An average rate for a carpenter would be between £15 and £20 per hour. However most prefer to accept a fixed price for a job.

    regards Widnes Joinery"

    Answered on 11th Apr 2019 - Member since Mar 2018 - report
    Highland and island joinery

    "A site carpenter is around £20 per hour these days but some will charge a lot more.
    Look at the option of having a price per job too."

    Answered on 23rd Jan 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

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