There are schools offering carpentry programs in Alabama!
Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Alabama
The top-ranked school in Alabama that has a carpentry program is Jefferson Davis Community College. Jefferson Davis Community College, which was ranked 79th in the country in 2010, is located in Brewton. In 2010, Jefferson Davis Community College graduated 2 students from its carpentry program. Tuition at Jefferson Davis Community College was $3,278 per year.
The second-ranked school in Alabama that has a carpentry program is Gadsden State Community College. Gadsden State Community College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Gadsden. In 2010, 27 students graduated from Gadsden State Community College carpentry program. Gadsden State Community College charged in-state students $3,270 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Alabama that has a carpentry program is H Councill Trenholm State Technical College. H Councill Trenholm State Technical College, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Montgomery. The tuition rate at H Councill Trenholm State Technical College was $3,270 per year.
If you choose to attend a Alabama carpentry school, average tuition will be $3,142 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,308 per year to $3,570 per year. In 2010, the following Alabama carpentry schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,570 per year
- Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals - located in Muscle Shoals, students are charged $3,450 per year
- John C Calhoun State Community College - located in Tanner, students are charged $3,420 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Alabama carpentry schools were charged at the following schools:
- J F Ingram State Technical College - located in Deatsville, students are charged $1,308 per year
- Southern Union State Community College - located in Wadley, students are charged $2,834 per year
- George C Wallace Community College-Dothan - located in Dothan, students are charged $3,270 per year
A carpentry certificate from an Alabama school... what next?
A large number of Alabama carpentry graduates become carpenters. Alabama had 8,310 carpenters in 2010. The Alabama counties with the largest populations of carpenters are:
- Bibb County - 1,880 carpenters
- Mobile County - 1,060 carpenters
- Cullman County - 860 carpenters
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 18,240 carpenters will be working in Alabama state. This would require the number of carpenters to grow by 11%.
On average, a carpenter earns a salary of $32,370 per year in Alabama state. However, Alabama carpenters earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,900 per year to more than $55,470 per year in 2010. On average a carpenter earns the most in the following Alabama counties:
- Colbert County - $40,720 per year
- Bibb County - $35,350 per year
- Lawrence County - $34,310 per year
The Alabama counties with the lowest average salary for carpenters are:
- Lee County - $25,700 per year
- Cullman County - $26,180 per year
- Bullock County - $28,120 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Alabama 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.
- Certificate in Carpentry in Alabama
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Woodworkers, All Other||n/a||$29,120|
|Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters||2,240||$25,150||-39.8%|
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