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Carpentry Schools in California

There are ten California schools offering carpentry programs. 224 students graduated from programs at California carpentry schools in 2010. 206 of all these students graduated with certificates and 18 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 186 students graduate from programs in California in carpentry per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from carpentry programs. Out of those, 206 students graduated with certificates in carpentry and 18 with a degree at the associate's level.

Ten carpentry schools are in this state. Out of these, ten schools are public. Tuition at a public carpentry school varies from $624 to $826.

Average tuition for carpentry programs is $719. While the highest tuition for programs in carpentry, which is $826 per year, is at Palomar College, the lowest tuition in this western state is at Fullerton College.

Carpentry schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Carpentry Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 186 students graduate from programs in California in carpentry per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from carpentry programs. Out of those, 206 students graduated with certificates in carpentry and 18 with a degree at the associate's level.

Carpentry Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 48
  • Certificate 2007: 75
  • Certificate 2008: 137
  • Certificate 2009: 243
  • Certificate 2010: 206
  • Associate 2006: 10
  • Associate 2007: 17
  • Associate 2008: 12
  • Associate 2009: 16
  • Associate 2010: 18

Carpentry Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of 16 carpentry programs. Of these programs, approximately 62.5% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Carpentry Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 10
  • Associate: 6

Helpers--Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Helpers--Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21110
  • 25th Percentile: 25070
  • Median: 30790
  • 75th Percentile: 36700
  • 90th Percentile: 47200

Furniture Finishers — Salary by Percentile

Furniture Finishers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18560
  • 25th Percentile: 21090
  • Median: 27500
  • 75th Percentile: 34220
  • 90th Percentile: 42640

Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31150
  • 25th Percentile: 40040
  • Median: 53020
  • 75th Percentile: 67490
  • 90th Percentile: 82560

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19640
  • 25th Percentile: 24600
  • Median: 31510
  • 75th Percentile: 40100
  • 90th Percentile: 51250

Helpers--Carpenters — Employment Trend

Helpers--Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24960
  • Median Salary 2007: 26280
  • Median Salary 2008: 28480
  • Median Salary 2009: 29510
  • Median Salary 2010: 30790
  • Total Employed 2006: 7850
  • Total Employed 2007: 6630
  • Total Employed 2008: 4870
  • Total Employed 2009: 3750
  • Total Employed 2010: 3000

Furniture Finishers — Employment Trend

Furniture Finishers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21660
  • Median Salary 2007: 22450
  • Median Salary 2008: 24210
  • Median Salary 2009: 26200
  • Median Salary 2010: 27500
  • Total Employed 2006: 3510
  • Total Employed 2007: 3260
  • Total Employed 2008: 3210
  • Total Employed 2009: 2720
  • Total Employed 2010: 2230

Carpenters — Employment Trend

Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48880
  • Median Salary 2007: 49440
  • Median Salary 2008: 51230
  • Median Salary 2009: 51830
  • Median Salary 2010: 53020
  • Total Employed 2006: 144450
  • Total Employed 2007: 128280
  • Total Employed 2008: 106130
  • Total Employed 2009: 81250
  • Total Employed 2010: 63610

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Employment Trend

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26940
  • Median Salary 2007: 28540
  • Median Salary 2008: 30700
  • Median Salary 2009: 30820
  • Median Salary 2010: 31510
  • Total Employed 2006: 15640
  • Total Employed 2007: 15150
  • Total Employed 2008: 13820
  • Total Employed 2009: 10820
  • Total Employed 2010: 8720

California vs National Carpentry Employment

California vs National Carpentry Employment

  • Employed in California: 10.114% (77560)

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1. Sierra College

5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677-3397
(916) 624-3333

Sierra College is in the suburbs of Rocklin, California and it offers one carpentry program. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in carpentry.

2. Gavilan College

5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 848-4800

Founded in 1919, Gavilan College is a public 2-year institution. This school is located in Gilroy, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This public school offers subjects such as technology, graphic design, and computer programming. It offers 47 certificates and 44 degrees at the associates level to students. 7,611 students sought degrees from the 47 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

3. Laney College

900 Fallon St
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 834-5740

Laney College, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Oakland, CA. It offers two programs in carpentry. Specifically, this college offers one carpentry certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in carpentry. It is a public 2-year institution. This large college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of California offering carpentry in terms of programs.

4. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4181
(213) 763-7000

Los Angeles Trade Technical College offers two programs in carpentry. More specifically, students are offered one carpentry certificate by this school and one associate's level degree in carpentry. It is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of California offering carpentry programs.

5. American River College

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011

American River College offers two carpentry programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in carpentry to students and one associate's level degree in carpentry. It is located in the suburbs of Sacramento, California. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

6. Long Beach City College

4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808-1706
(562) 938-4111

Long Beach City College offers two programs in carpentry. Specifically, it offers one carpentry certificate to students and one carpentry degree at the associate's level. This college is near the heart of downtown. 26,517 students seek degrees in 179 programs at this community college, overall. This community college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

7. Fullerton College

321 E Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-2095
(714) 992-7000

Fullerton College offers two programs in carpentry. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in carpentry to students and one associate's level carpentry degree. This college is in the center of Fullerton. Overall, 22,562 students pursue degrees in 159 programs at this college. This community college ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

8. Palomar College

1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
(760) 744-1150

Palomar College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in San Marcos, CA. This college offers two programs in carpentry. Out of those, it offers one carpentry certificate to students and one carpentry degree at the associate's level. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California. In terms of programs, it is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering carpentry.

9. Bakersfield College

1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93305-1299
(661) 395-4011

Founded in 1913, Bakersfield College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is 3.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bakersfield, CA. It offers subjects including electrical technology and nursing. This community college offers 71 certificates and 66 degrees at the associates level to students. 19,569 students sought degrees from the 73 programs at this community college in 2010. This college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. This big college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

10. Imperial Valley College

380 E. Aten Road
Imperial, CA 92251-0158
(760) 352-8320

Imperial Valley College is located in Imperial, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in carpentry. Overall, 8,991 students pursue degrees in 105 Imperial Valley College programs. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth largest institution in the state of California offering carpentry.

11. Hartnell College

411 Central Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 755-6700

Hartnell College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Salinas, CA and it offers one carpentry program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

12. San Joaquin Delta College

5151 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 954-5151

San Joaquin Delta College, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Stockton, CA and it offers one carpentry program. This public college is one of 98 community colleges in California.