Carpentry in Idaho

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Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Idaho


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Idaho students graduate with certificates in carpentry. That means an estimated 22 carpenters graduate from Idaho's 3 carpentry schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a carpentry program is Idaho State University. Idaho State University, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Pocatello. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated 2 students from its carpentry program. Tuition at Idaho State University was $5,416 per year.

The second-ranked school in Idaho with a carpentry program is North Idaho College, which is located in Coeur D Alene. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, 6 students graduated from North Idaho College carpentry program. Tuition at North Idaho College was $2,658 per year.

The third-ranked school in Idaho that has a carpentry program is College of Southern Idaho. College of Southern Idaho, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Twin Falls. 9 students graduated with certificate in carpentry from College of Southern Idaho in 2010. The tuition rate at College of Southern Idaho was $2,520 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Idaho carpentry school, average tuition will be $3,531 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,520 per year to $5,416 per year. In 2010, the carpentry schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Idaho were:

  1. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year

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

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. Idaho State University - located in Pocatello, students are charged $5,416 per year

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

Most people who graduate from carpentry school in Idaho go on to work as a carpenter. 4,790 carpenters were working in Idaho in 2010. The largest populations of Idaho carpenters are working in the following counties:

  1. Ada County - 1,700 carpenters
  2. Kootenai County - 630 carpenters
  3. Blaine County - 630 carpenters

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of carpenters in the state of Idaho will shrink to 11,260. This would require a -2% decline in the profession.

Salary

On average, a carpenter earns a salary of $36,980 per year in Idaho state. In 2010, however, some Idaho carpenters earned as little as less than $16,350 per year or as much as more than $61,520 per year. The following counties in Idaho have the highest average salaries for carpenters:

  1. Blaine County - $41,890 per year
  2. Nez Perce County - $38,860 per year
  3. Ada County - $38,340 per year

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

  1. Bonneville County - $29,470 per year
  2. Bannock County - $33,130 per year
  3. Bear Lake County - $33,280 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in carpentry in Idaho 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
 

Curious what studying Carpentry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Carpenters + 4,790 $36,980 -11.0%
2
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters + 580 $27,150 -41.4%
3
Helpers--Carpenters + 110 $26,510
4
Woodworkers, All Other + 30 $22,740
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are carpentry related jobs in Idaho