Carpentry in Mississippi

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering carpentry programs in Mississippi!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Mississippi


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Mississippi graduates receive certificates in carpentry. That means an estimated 54 carpenters graduate from Mississippi's 7 carpentry schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Mississippi with a carpentry program is Pearl River Community College, which is located in Poplarville. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. no students graduated with a certificate in carpentry from Pearl River Community College in 2010. Students at Pearl River Community College paid $2,180 per year in tuition fees.

East Central Community College, which was ranked 80th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Mississippi that has a carpentry program. It is located in Decatur. In 2010, East Central Community College graduated 3 students from its carpentry program. Students at East Central Community College paid $1,980 per year in tuition fees.

Hinds Community College, which is located in Raymond, is the third-ranked school in Mississippi that has a carpentry program. It received a ranking of 81st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Hinds Community College graduated 15 students from its carpentry programs. Students at Hinds Community College paid $2,060 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Mississippi carpentry school, average tuition will be $2,037 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,680 per year to $2,230 per year. The Mississippi carpentry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Meridian Community College - located in Meridian, students are charged $2,230 per year
  2. Pearl River Community College - located in Poplarville, students are charged $2,180 per year
  3. Southwest Mississippi Community College - located in Summit, students are charged $2,090 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Mississippi carpentry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Itawamba Community College - located in Fulton, students are charged $1,680 per year
  2. East Central Community College - located in Decatur, students are charged $1,980 per year
  3. Coahoma Community College - located in Clarksdale, students are charged $2,040 per year

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

Most people who graduate from carpentry school in Mississippi go on to work as a carpenter. In 2010, there were 4,780 carpenters working in Mississippi. The following counties have the largest number of Mississippi carpenters:

  1. Copiah County - 820 carpenters
  2. Clarke County - 810 carpenters
  3. Alcorn County - 790 carpenters

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of carpenters in Mississippi will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 10,130 carpenters working in Mississippi.

Salary

A carpenter in Mississippi earns $31,090 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. carpenters in Mississippi had varying salaries from $17,560 to $51,360 per year in 2010. On average a carpenter earns the most in the following Mississippi counties:

  1. George County - $35,330 per year
  2. Adams County - $34,730 per year
  3. Hancock County - $34,240 per year

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

  1. Forrest County - $27,580 per year
  2. Attala County - $27,850 per year
  3. Copiah County - $27,980 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Mississippi 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 Mississippi
  • Certificate in Carpentry in Mississippi

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,249 miles from location Hinds Community College Raymond MS 19.3052 n/a 11,752
6,134 miles from location Itawamba Community College Fulton MS 18.9111 n/a 7,596
6,198 miles from location Pearl River Community College Poplarville MS 31.0652 94% 5,519
6,151 miles from location Meridian Community College Meridian MS 17.2041 n/a 3,949
6,173 miles from location East Central Community College Decatur MS 20.4454 n/a 2,639
6,258 miles from location Coahoma Community College Clarksdale MS 17.9142 n/a 2,565
6,251 miles from location Southwest Mississippi Community College Summit MS 17.3155 n/a 2,119
 

Curious what studying Carpentry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Carpenters + 4,780 $31,090 -27.9%
2
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters + 1,260 $25,250 -35.7%
3
Helpers--Carpenters + 660 $24,580 -4.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are carpentry related jobs in Mississippi