Many carpenters in Namibia earn very little money. In fact, many of them have to take on other jobs just to make ends meet. The average Carpenter in Namibia earns about N$3,000 per month (which is about $250). This is far less than what carpenters in other countries earn. For example, Carpenters in the United States earn an average of $20 per hour (which is about $40,000 per year).
What do carpenters in other countries earn?
Namibia is a country in southern Africa. The average carpenter in Namibia earns about $2 per hour or about $4,160 annually. This is far less than what carpenters in other countries earn; for example, those in the United States make an average of $20 per hour or about $40,000 annually. While the cost of living is cheaper in Namibia than it is in the US, this still leaves carpenters there at a noteworthy disadvantage when compared to their counterparts around the world.
The poor earnings of Namibian carpenters are because of a variety of factors
Namibian carpenters earn very little compared to their counterparts in other countries. The main reason for this is the low demand for their services. There are a few construction projects going on in Namibia, and most of them do not require the skills of a carpenter. Many Namibian carpenters lack training and experience. They have few opportunities to learn new techniques or improve their existing ones. Finally, there are limited work opportunities for carpenters in Namibia. Most of the jobs are low-paying and offer little job satisfaction.