There are schools offering carpentry programs in Iowa!
Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Iowa
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Northwest Iowa Community College, which is located in Sheldon, is the top-ranked school in Iowa that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northwest Iowa Community College graduated 6 students from its carpentry program. Tuition at Northwest Iowa Community College was $4,620 per year.
Southwestern Community College, which is located in Creston, is the second-ranked school in Iowa that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 77th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Southwestern Community College graduated 14 students from its carpentry program. Southwestern Community College charged in-state students $4,020 in tuition fees per year.
Iowa Lakes Community College, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Iowa that has a carpentry program. It is located in Estherville. In 2010, 12 students graduated from Iowa Lakes Community College carpentry program. Students at Iowa Lakes Community College paid $4,876 per year in tuition fees.
If you are hoping to attend one of Iowa's carpentry schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,079 per year, though tuition can range from $4,876 per year to $3,204 per year. The Iowa carpentry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Iowa Lakes Community College - located in Estherville, students are charged $4,876 per year
- Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar - located in Calmar, students are charged $4,800 per year
- Northwest Iowa Community College - located in Sheldon, students are charged $4,620 per year
The carpentry schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Iowa were:
- Western Iowa Tech Community College - located in Sioux City, students are charged $3,204 per year
- Kirkwood Community College - located in Cedar Rapids, students are charged $3,540 per year
- Des Moines Area Community College - located in Ankeny, students are charged $3,750 per year
A carpentry certificate from an Iowa school... what next?
A large number of Iowa carpentry graduates become carpenters. 7,180 carpenters were working in Iowa in 2010. The Iowa counties with the largest populations of carpenters are:
- Dallas County - 1,860 carpenters
- Appanoose County - 1,130 carpenters
- Scott County - 800 carpenters
The government projects that by 2018, the number of carpenters in the state of Iowa will grow to 18,330. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.
A carpenter in Iowa makes an average of $36,410 per year. However, Iowa carpenters earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,650 per year to more than $61,670 per year in 2010. The following counties in Iowa have the highest average salaries for carpenters:
- Scott County - $42,090 per year
- Benton County - $40,470 per year
- Story County - $38,870 per year
A carpenter in the following counties in Iowa make the lowest salaries on average:
- Allamakee County - $27,730 per year
- Buena Vista County - $31,220 per year
- Adair County - $32,540 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Iowa 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 Iowa
- Certificate in Carpentry in Iowa
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,411 miles from location||Des Moines Area Community College||Ankeny||IA||20.0292||n/a||22,324|
|6,310 miles from location||Kirkwood Community College||Cedar Rapids||IA||15.8032||n/a||18,254|
|6,439 miles from location||Iowa Central Community College||Fort Dodge||IA||21.4451||n/a||5,905|
|6,548 miles from location||Western Iowa Tech Community College||Sioux City||IA||18.6955||n/a||5,829|
|6,319 miles from location||Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar||Calmar||IA||15.6927||n/a||5,389|
|6,383 miles from location||North Iowa Area Community College||Mason City||IA||19.7011||n/a||3,729|
|6,468 miles from location||Iowa Lakes Community College||Estherville||IA||21.6657||n/a||3,201|
|6,453 miles from location||Southwestern Community College||Creston||IA||23.1225||n/a||1,680|
|6,521 miles from location||Northwest Iowa Community College||Sheldon||IA||27.2749||n/a||1,615|
Curious what studying Carpentry gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Iowa
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters +||1,210||$29,570||-50.8%|
|Woodworkers, All Other +||320||$25,560||166.7%|
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