Carpentry in Alaska

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Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Alaska


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Alaska students graduate with certificates in carpentry. Thus, Alaska's 3 carpentry schools put out approximately 5 carpenters each year.

Top Schools

University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is located in Fairbanks, is the top-ranked school in Alaska that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 41st in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a certificate in carpentry from University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2010. University of Alaska Fairbanks charged in-state students $5,358 in tuition fees per year.

Ilisagvik College, which is located in Barrow, is the second-ranked school in Alaska that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Ilisagvik College carpentry program. Students at Ilisagvik College paid $2,920 per year in tuition fees.

University of Alaska Southeast, which was ranked 79th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Alaska that has a carpentry program. It is located in Juneau. In 2010, 1 students graduated from University of Alaska Southeast carpentry program. The tuition rate at University of Alaska Southeast was $5,130 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alaska carpentry school, average tuition will be $4,469 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,920 per year to $5,358 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alaska carpentry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year
  2. University of Alaska Southeast - located in Juneau, students are charged $5,130 per year
  3. Ilisagvik College - located in Barrow, students are charged $2,920 per year

The carpentry schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alaska were:

  1. Ilisagvik College - located in Barrow, students are charged $2,920 per year
  2. University of Alaska Southeast - located in Juneau, students are charged $5,130 per year
  3. University of Alaska Fairbanks - located in Fairbanks, students are charged $5,358 per year

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

Most people who graduate from carpentry school in Alaska go on to work as a carpenter. Alaska had 3,020 carpenters in 2010. In Alaska, the largest numbers of carpenters work in the following counties:

  1. Anchorage County - 1,670 carpenters
  2. Aleutians East County - 620 carpenters
  3. Fairbanks North Star County - 400 carpenters

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of carpenters in Alaska will shrink by 0%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,600 carpenters working in Alaska.

Salary

On average, carpenters earn $60,600 per year. But, salaries for carpenters can vary. In 2010, carpenters made as little as less than $34,700 per year or as much as more than $106,020 per year in Alaska. The following counties in Alaska have the highest average salaries for carpenters:

  1. Fairbanks North Star County - $68,800 per year
  2. Aleutians East County - $59,920 per year
  3. Anchorage County - $59,880 per year

The following counties in Alaska have the lowest average salaries for carpenters:

  1. Haines County - $55,500 per year
  2. Anchorage County - $59,880 per year
  3. Aleutians East County - $59,920 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alaska 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Carpentry in Alaska
  • Certificate in Carpentry in Alaska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,683 miles from location University of Alaska Fairbanks Fairbanks AK 58.6895 65% 9,137
7,720 miles from location University of Alaska Southeast Juneau AK 17.0398 n/a 3,260
7,412 miles from location Ilisagvik College Barrow AK 20.5203 n/a 226
 

Curious what studying Carpentry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Carpenters + 3,020 $60,600 1.3%
2
Helpers--Carpenters + 120 $39,610 50.0%
3
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters + 70 $38,770 -46.2%
4
Woodworkers, All Other + 40 $44,920
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are carpentry related jobs in Alaska