There are schools offering carpentry programs in Michigan!
Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Michigan
Michigan Career and Technical Institute, which is located in Plainwell, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 55th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Michigan Career and Technical Institute's carpentry program. Michigan Career and Technical Institute charged in-state students $4,050 in tuition fees per year.
Lansing Community College, which is located in Lansing, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Lansing Community College graduated 9 students from its carpentry program. The tuition rate at Lansing Community College was $2,330 per year.
Bay de Noc Community College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a carpentry program. It is located in Escanaba. The tuition rate at Bay de Noc Community College was $3,022 per year.
Tuition at Michigan's carpentry schools ranges from $4,050 per year to $2,088 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,720 per year. The Michigan carpentry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Michigan Career and Technical Institute - located in Plainwell, students are charged $4,050 per year
- Bay de Noc Community College - located in Escanaba, students are charged $3,022 per year
- Kirtland Community College - located in Roscommon, students are charged $2,715 per year
The following Michigan carpentry schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Washtenaw Community College - located in Ann Arbor, students are charged $2,088 per year
- North Central Michigan College - located in Petoskey, students are charged $2,256 per year
- Lansing Community College - located in Lansing, students are charged $2,330 per year
A carpentry certificate from a Michigan school... what next?
The highest percentage of carpentry graduates in Michigan pursue careers as a carpenter. If you decide to work as a carpenter in Michigan, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 12,230 Michigan carpenters as of 2010. The Michigan counties with the largest populations of carpenters are:
- Lapeer County - 2,730 carpenters
- Barry County - 1,520 carpenters
- Wayne County - 1,280 carpenters
The government projects that by 2018, the number of carpenters in the state of Michigan will grow to 27,240. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.
On average, a carpenter earns a salary of $42,690 per year in Michigan state. In 2010, however, some Michigan carpenters earned as little as less than $18,780 per year or as much as more than $74,250 per year. The following counties in Michigan have the highest average salaries for carpenters:
- Clinton County - $49,310 per year
- Wayne County - $49,260 per year
- Washtenaw County - $48,860 per year
The Michigan counties with the lowest average salary for carpenters are:
- Alcona County - $31,240 per year
- Bay County - $33,210 per year
- Ottawa County - $36,340 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan 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.
- Associate's Degree in Carpentry in Michigan
- Certificate in Carpentry in Michigan
Curious what studying Carpentry gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Michigan
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters||1,420||$31,860||-58.0%|
|Woodworkers, All Other||100||$34,050||-54.5%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
Below are carpentry related jobs in Michigan