Carpentry in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Arkansas


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Arkansas graduates receive certificates in carpentry. That means an estimated 18 carpenters graduate from Arkansas' 3 carpentry schools each year.

Top Schools

Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute, which was ranked 81st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a carpentry program. It is located in Forrest City. no students graduated with a certificate in carpentry from Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute in 2010. Tuition at Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute was $1,350 per year.

National Park Community College, which is located in Hot Springs National Park, is the second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 4 students graduated from National Park Community College carpentry program. National Park Community College charged in-state students $2,718 in tuition fees per year.

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a carpentry program. It is located in De Queen. In 2010, Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas graduated 5 students from its carpentry programs. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas charged in-state students $1,780 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arkansas' carpentry schools ranges from $2,718 per year to $1,350 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,949 per year. The Arkansas carpentry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. National Park Community College - located in Hot Springs National Park, students are charged $2,718 per year
  2. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas - located in De Queen, students are charged $1,780 per year
  3. Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute - located in Forrest City, students are charged $1,350 per year

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

  1. Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute - located in Forrest City, students are charged $1,350 per year
  2. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas - located in De Queen, students are charged $1,780 per year
  3. National Park Community College - located in Hot Springs National Park, students are charged $2,718 per year

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

The highest percentage of carpentry graduates in Arkansas pursue careers as a carpenter. If you decide to work as a carpenter in Arkansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,740 Arkansas carpenters as of 2010. In Arkansas, the largest numbers of carpenters work in the following counties:

  1. Faulkner County - 1,420 carpenters
  2. Benton County - 550 carpenters
  3. Cleburne County - 370 carpenters

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 7,320 carpenters will be working in Arkansas state. This would require the number of carpenters to grow by 5%.

Salary

A carpenter in Arkansas makes an average of $33,780 per year. However, Arkansas carpenters earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,970 per year to more than $72,380 per year in 2010. The following counties in Arkansas have the highest average salaries for carpenters:

  1. Clay County - $38,990 per year
  2. Arkansas County - $36,370 per year
  3. Faulkner County - $34,330 per year

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

  1. Baxter County - $27,460 per year
  2. Garland County - $29,560 per year
  3. Craighead County - $32,410 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in carpentry in Arkansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as locksmithing or plumbing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Certificate in Carpentry in Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,403 miles from location National Park Community College Hot Springs National Park AR 11.3851 n/a 3,698
6,475 miles from location Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas De Queen AR 10.4017 n/a 1,458
6,268 miles from location Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute Forrest City AR 18.6705 n/a 228
 

Curious what studying Carpentry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Carpenters + 3,740 $33,780 -17.8%
2
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters + 790 $28,750 -53.5%
3
Helpers--Carpenters + 660 $24,550 -51.1%
4
Woodworkers, All Other + 210 $20,870
 

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