There are schools offering carpentry programs in Oregon!
Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in Oregon
Treasure Valley Community College, the only accredited Carpentry school in Oregon, is located in Ontario. It received a ranking of 88th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Treasure Valley Community College's Carpentry programs.
The tuition rate for students taking Carpentry courses at Treasure Valley Community College was $4,095 per year.
A Carpentry certificate from an Oregon school... what next?
The highest percentage of Carpentry graduates in Oregon pursue careers as a carpenter. In 2010, there were 9,840 carpenters working in Oregon. In Oregon, the largest numbers of carpenters work in the following counties:
- Clackamas County - 6,500 carpenters
- Marion County - 1,070 carpenters
- Lane County - 740 carpenters
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of carpenters is expected to grow by 1% by 2018. There are projected to be an estimated 13,860 carpenters working in the Oregon then.
A carpenter in Oregon earns $43,240 per year on average. But, in 2010, some Oregon carpenters earned as little as less than $21,870 per year or as much as more than $76,080 per year. The counties in Oregon with the highest average salary for a carpenter are:
- Clackamas County - $45,570 per year
- Benton County - $45,050 per year
- Jackson County - $44,340 per year
The following counties in Oregon have the lowest average salaries for A carpenter:
- Baker County - $35,020 per year
- Linn County - $37,120 per year
- Deschutes County - $38,220 per year
For more Oregon data regarding a career in carpentry in Oregon and to compare salaries with various related fields such as locksmithing or automotive, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
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Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oregon
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters||2,050||$32,060||-30.5%|
|Woodworkers, All Other||270||$29,150||-66.7%|
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