Carpentry in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Louisiana


Each year, roughly 0.4% of Louisiana students graduate with certificates in carpentry. Thus, Louisiana's 8 carpentry schools put out approximately 426 carpenters each year.

Top Schools

Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus, which is located in Bogalusa, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 58 students graduated from Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus' carpentry program. Tuition at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus was $1,176 per year.

Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus, which was ranked 82nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a carpentry program. It is located in Alexandria. In 2010, Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus graduated 74 students from its carpentry program. Tuition at Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus was $1,123 per year.

Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus, which is located in Baton Rouge, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus graduated 122 students from its carpentry programs. Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus charged in-state students $1,182 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Carpentry schools in Louisiana, charge students an average tuition of $1,514 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $2,955 per year, or as little as $1,032 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Louisiana carpentry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Delgado Community College - located in New Orleans, students are charged $2,955 per year
  2. Louisiana Delta Community College-Tallulah Campus - located in Tallulah, students are charged $2,428 per year
  3. Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus - located in Baton Rouge, students are charged $1,182 per year

The following Louisiana carpentry schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus - located in Lafayette, students are charged $1,032 per year
  2. South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus - located in Morgan City, students are charged $1,092 per year
  3. Northwest Louisiana Technical College - located in Minden, students are charged $1,122 per year

A carpentry certificate from a Louisiana school... what next?

A large number of Louisiana carpentry graduates become carpenters. In 2010, there were 11,750 carpenters working in Louisiana. The following counties have the largest number of Louisiana carpenters:

  1. Ascension County - 3,620 carpenters
  2. Jefferson Davis County - 2,610 carpenters
  3. Bossier County - 990 carpenters

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of carpenters in Louisiana will shrink by -2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 18,200 carpenters working in Louisiana.

Salary

A carpenter in Louisiana earns $36,910 per year on average. However, Louisiana carpenters earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,490 per year to more than $56,160 per year in 2010. The counties in Louisiana with the highest average salary for a carpenter are:

  1. Calcasieu County - $39,200 per year
  2. Lafayette County - $39,170 per year
  3. Ascension County - $38,560 per year

On average, carpenters earns the least in the following Louisiana counties:

  1. Bienville County - $31,100 per year
  2. Ouachita County - $31,890 per year
  3. Grant County - $32,350 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Louisiana statistics regarding a career in carpentry and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as locksmithing or plumbing.

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

  • Certificate in Carpentry in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,231 miles from location Delgado Community College New Orleans LA 8.24463 n/a 16,758
6,294 miles from location Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus Baton Rouge LA 16.9853 n/a 2,449
6,216 miles from location Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus Bogalusa LA 23.5699 n/a 1,911
6,347 miles from location Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Lafayette LA 16.3361 n/a 1,320
6,297 miles from location South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus Morgan City LA 15.3517 n/a 946
6,417 miles from location Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden LA 16.1085 n/a 829
6,369 miles from location Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus Alexandria LA 17.739 n/a 521
6,296 miles from location Louisiana Delta Community College-Tallulah Campus Tallulah LA 11.4866 n/a 488
 

Curious what studying Carpentry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Carpenters + 11,750 $36,910 -0.9%
2
Helpers--Carpenters + 1,910 $22,800 -19.1%
3
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters + 490 $27,800 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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