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Carpentry in Ohio

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Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Ohio

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Ohio receive carpentry certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 12 carpenters graduate from Ohio's 3 carpentry schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a carpentry program is Miami Valley Career Technology Center, which is located in Clayton. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. 6 students graduated with a certificate in carpentry from Miami Valley Career Technology Center in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Ohio that has a carpentry program is University of Rio Grande. University of Rio Grande, which was ranked 79th in the country in 2010, is located in Rio Grande. 3 students graduated with certificate in carpentry from University of Rio Grande in 2010. University of Rio Grande charged in-state students $18,808 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Ohio that has a carpentry program is Northwest State Community College. Northwest State Community College, which was ranked 87th in the country in 2010, is located in Archbold. Tuition at Northwest State Community College was $3,204 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Ohio's carpentry schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,337 per year, though tuition can range from $18,808 per year to $3,204 per year. The Ohio carpentry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Rio Grande - located in Rio Grande, students are charged $18,808 per year
  2. Northwest State Community College - located in Archbold, students are charged $3,204 per year

The carpentry schools in Ohio that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Northwest State Community College - located in Archbold, students are charged $3,204 per year
  2. University of Rio Grande - located in Rio Grande, students are charged $18,808 per year

A carpentry certificate from an Ohio school... what next?

Most people who graduate from carpentry school in Ohio go on to work as a carpenter. If you decide to work as a carpenter in Ohio, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 19,790 Ohio carpenters as of 2010. The largest populations of Ohio carpenters are working in the following counties:

  1. Dearborn County - 4,190 carpenters
  2. Cuyahoga County - 4,170 carpenters
  3. Delaware County - 2,470 carpenters

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 40,520 carpenters will be working in Ohio state. This would require the number of carpenters to grow by 8%.


A carpenter in Ohio earns $39,990 per year on average. But, salaries for carpenters can vary. In 2010, carpenters made as little as less than $15,960 per year or as much as more than $71,170 per year in Ohio. The counties in Ohio with the highest average salary for a carpenter are:

  1. Portage County - $45,350 per year
  2. Fulton County - $44,060 per year
  3. Cuyahoga County - $43,250 per year

A carpenter in the following counties in Ohio make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Ashland County - $31,290 per year
  2. Auglaize County - $33,010 per year
  3. Allen County - $33,440 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in carpentry in Ohio and to compare salaries with various related fields such as locksmithing or plumbing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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  • Associate's Degree in Carpentry in Ohio
  • Certificate in Carpentry in Ohio

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Carpenters 19,790 $39,990 -37.7%
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 3,110 $29,980 -42.0%
Woodworkers, All Other 880 $24,510 486.7%
Helpers--Carpenters 780 $26,410 -55.7%

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