How much do they pay a Framing Carpenter in Texas?

My dad wants to know how much a Framing Carpenter gets paid in Texas. He is thinking about moving over there to get a job over there as a Framing Carpenter. He wants to know if it will be worth moving over there from California. thnx

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  • g239b
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    In TX just as in CA, they hire illegals for most residential construction jobs. They do have a lot of new developments going but the profit margins are very tight when you talk about a new house that sells for anywhere between $100K and $150K.

    Your dad could do a lot better by moving to the Midwest where a good framer can get $25/hr.

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