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Carpentry in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Carpentry Programs in South Carolina

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of South Carolina receive carpentry certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 9 carpenters graduate from South Carolina's 2 carpentry schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Carolina with a carpentry program is Bob Jones University, which is located in Greenville. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. In 2010, Bob Jones University graduated 4 students from its carpentry program. The tuition rate at Bob Jones University was $12,530 per year.

The second-ranked school in South Carolina with a carpentry program is York Technical College, which is located in Rock Hill. In 2010, it was ranked 90th nationwide. 2 students graduated with certificate in carpentry from York Technical College in 2010. York Technical College charged in-state students $3,490 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of South Carolina's carpentry schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,010 per year, though tuition can range from $12,530 per year to $3,490 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at South Carolina carpentry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Bob Jones University - located in Greenville, students are charged $12,530 per year
  2. York Technical College - located in Rock Hill, students are charged $3,490 per year

The following South Carolina carpentry schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. York Technical College - located in Rock Hill, students are charged $3,490 per year
  2. Bob Jones University - located in Greenville, students are charged $12,530 per year

A carpentry certificate from a South Carolina school... what next?

Most people who graduate from carpentry school in South Carolina go on to work as a carpenter. South Carolina had 7,400 carpenters in 2010. The South Carolina counties with the largest populations of carpenters are:

  1. Berkeley County - 1,330 carpenters
  2. Greenville County - 1,190 carpenters
  3. Calhoun County - 910 carpenters

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of carpenters in the state of South Carolina will grow to 17,190. This would require a 3% growth in the profession.


A carpenter in South Carolina earns $34,380 per year on average. In 2010, however, some South Carolina carpenters earned as little as less than $17,390 per year or as much as more than $58,580 per year. On average a carpenter earns the most in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Anderson County - $37,110 per year
  2. Berkeley County - $36,710 per year
  3. Abbeville County - $36,070 per year

On average, carpenters earns the least in the following South Carolina counties:

  1. Chesterfield County - $29,160 per year
  2. Allendale County - $29,500 per year
  3. Sumter County - $30,360 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional South Carolina 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 South Carolina
  • Certificate in Carpentry in South Carolina

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Woodworkers, All Other n/a $27,680
Carpenters 7,400 $34,380 -40.9%
Helpers--Carpenters 1,090 $24,090 -70.0%
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 910 $31,040 -29.5%

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