There are schools offering carpentry programs in New Mexico!
Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in New Mexico
Navajo Technical College, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Mexico that has a carpentry program. It is located in Crownpoint. 22 students graduated with a certificate in carpentry from Navajo Technical College in 2010. Tuition at Navajo Technical College was $1,620 per year.
The second-ranked school in New Mexico with a carpentry program is Northern New Mexico College, which is located in Espanola. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. Northern New Mexico College charged in-state students $2,594 in tuition fees per year.
Mesalands Community College, which was ranked 86th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New Mexico that has a carpentry program. It is located in Tucumcari. In 2010, Mesalands Community College graduated 5 students from its carpentry programs. The tuition rate at Mesalands Community College was $1,845 per year.
Tuition at New Mexico's carpentry schools ranges from $2,594 per year to $814 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,513 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Mexico carpentry schools were charged at the following schools:
- Northern New Mexico College - located in Espanola, students are charged $2,594 per year
- Mesalands Community College - located in Tucumcari, students are charged $1,845 per year
- Central New Mexico Community College - located in Albuquerque, students are charged $1,812 per year
The following New Mexico carpentry schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Luna Community College - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $814 per year
- San Juan College - located in Farmington, students are charged $1,032 per year
- Santa Fe Community College - located in Santa Fe, students are charged $1,224 per year
A carpentry certificate from a New Mexico school... what next?
Most people who graduate from carpentry school in New Mexico go on to work as a carpenter. 4,290 carpenters were working in New Mexico in 2010. The largest populations of New Mexico carpenters are working in the following counties:
- Bernalillo County - 2,140 carpenters
- Chaves County - 500 carpenters
- Santa Fe County - 400 carpenters
The government projects that the number of carpenters in New Mexico will shrink by 0%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 7,800 carpenters working in New Mexico.
A carpenter in New Mexico makes an average of $36,250 per year. But, salaries for carpenters can vary. In 2010, carpenters made as little as less than $19,070 per year or as much as more than $56,220 per year in New Mexico. A carpenter in the following New Mexico counties makes the highest salaries on average:
- Bernalillo County - $39,360 per year
- Santa Fe County - $35,930 per year
- San Juan County - $35,760 per year
A carpenter in the following counties in New Mexico make the lowest salaries on average:
- Catron County - $29,900 per year
- Dona Ana County - $30,860 per year
- Chaves County - $31,330 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional New Mexico 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 New Mexico
- Certificate in Carpentry in New Mexico
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters||330||$30,060||-21.4%|
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