Carpentry in Alabama

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Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Alabama


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Alabama graduates receive certificates in carpentry. That means an estimated 120 carpenters graduate from Alabama's 13 carpentry schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama that has a carpentry program is Jefferson Davis Community College. Jefferson Davis Community College, which was ranked 79th in the country in 2010, is located in Brewton. In 2010, Jefferson Davis Community College graduated 2 students from its carpentry program. Tuition at Jefferson Davis Community College was $3,278 per year.

The second-ranked school in Alabama that has a carpentry program is Gadsden State Community College. Gadsden State Community College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Gadsden. In 2010, 27 students graduated from Gadsden State Community College carpentry program. Gadsden State Community College charged in-state students $3,270 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama that has a carpentry program is H Councill Trenholm State Technical College. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Montgomery. The tuition rate at H Councill Trenholm State Technical College was $3,270 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama carpentry school, average tuition will be $3,142 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,308 per year to $3,570 per year. In 2010, the following Alabama carpentry schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,570 per year
  2. Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals - located in Muscle Shoals, students are charged $3,450 per year
  3. John C Calhoun State Community College - located in Tanner, students are charged $3,420 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Alabama carpentry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. J F Ingram State Technical College - located in Deatsville, students are charged $1,308 per year
  2. Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
  3. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan - located in Dothan, students are charged $3,270 per year

A carpentry certificate from an Alabama school... what next?

A large number of Alabama carpentry graduates become carpenters. Alabama had 8,310 carpenters in 2010. The Alabama counties with the largest populations of carpenters are:

  1. Bibb County - 1,880 carpenters
  2. Mobile County - 1,060 carpenters
  3. Cullman County - 860 carpenters

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 18,240 carpenters will be working in Alabama state. This would require the number of carpenters to grow by 11%.

Salary

On average, a carpenter earns a salary of $32,370 per year in Alabama state. However, Alabama carpenters earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,900 per year to more than $55,470 per year in 2010. On average a carpenter earns the most in the following Alabama counties:

  1. Colbert County - $40,720 per year
  2. Bibb County - $35,350 per year
  3. Lawrence County - $34,310 per year

The Alabama counties with the lowest average salary for carpenters are:

  1. Lee County - $25,700 per year
  2. Cullman County - $26,180 per year
  3. Bullock County - $28,120 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in carpentry. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as locksmithing or plumbing.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Carpentry in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,051 miles from location John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner AL 9.72355 n/a 11,212
5,995 miles from location Gadsden State Community College Gadsden AL 17.7292 n/a 6,917
6,084 miles from location Shelton State Community College Tuscaloosa AL 7.95344 n/a 5,808
5,968 miles from location Southern Union State Community College Wadley AL 13.8231 n/a 5,111
5,957 miles from location George C Wallace Community College-Dothan Dothan AL 12.4472 n/a 4,653
6,093 miles from location Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals Muscle Shoals AL 15.3568 n/a 4,520
6,045 miles from location Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus Birmingham AL 15.7035 n/a 4,353
6,109 miles from location Bishop State Community College Mobile AL 8.92793 n/a 3,598
5,990 miles from location Central Alabama Community College Alexander City AL 11.6004 n/a 2,441
6,011 miles from location H Councill Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery AL 15.9418 n/a 1,733
6,052 miles from location Jefferson Davis Community College Brewton AL 21.1461 n/a 1,433
6,045 miles from location Reid State Technical College Evergreen AL 13.6293 n/a 760
6,015 miles from location J F Ingram State Technical College Deatsville AL 11.399 n/a 543
 

Curious what studying Carpentry gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Woodworkers, All Other + n/a $29,120
2
Carpenters + 8,310 $32,370 -20.7%
3
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters + 2,240 $25,150 -39.8%
4
Helpers--Carpenters + 1,250 $22,890 -20.9%
 

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