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Carpentry Schools in Pennsylvania

There are 12 Pennsylvania schools offering carpentry programs. 214 students graduated from programs at Pennsylvania carpentry schools in 2010. 121 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 93 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

229 students graduate from programs in this state in carpentry, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from carpentry programs. More specifically, 93 students graduated with certificates in carpentry and 121 with an associate's level degree.

12 carpentry schools are located in Pennsylvania. Of these, eight schools are private, while four schools are public. Private carpentry school tuition varies from $10,180 to $15,872, while public carpentry school tuition varies from $4,120 to $6,530.

Average tuition for carpentry programs is $7,938. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,120 each year, is at Delaware County Community College, the highest tuition for carpentry programs, which is $15,872 every year, is at Johnson College.

Pennsylvania schools offer certificates and associates degrees for carpentry students.

Carpentry Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

229 students graduate from programs in this state in carpentry, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from carpentry programs. More specifically, 93 students graduated with certificates in carpentry and 121 with an associate's level degree.

Carpentry Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 69
  • Certificate 2007: 78
  • Certificate 2008: 78
  • Certificate 2009: 83
  • Certificate 2010: 93
  • Associate 2006: 156
  • Associate 2007: 165
  • Associate 2008: 166
  • Associate 2009: 168
  • Associate 2010: 121

Carpentry Program Availability in Pennsylvania

Schools in Pennsylvania offer a total of 12 programs in carpentry. Of these programs, about 66% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Carpentry Program Availability in Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 8

Helpers--Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Helpers--Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16670
  • 25th Percentile: 21070
  • Median: 25680
  • 75th Percentile: 32440
  • 90th Percentile: 37430

Furniture Finishers — Salary by Percentile

Furniture Finishers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22560
  • 25th Percentile: 27150
  • Median: 33440
  • 75th Percentile: 39770
  • 90th Percentile: 45700

Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24980
  • 25th Percentile: 30750
  • Median: 38960
  • 75th Percentile: 51490
  • 90th Percentile: 67930

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22150
  • 25th Percentile: 27270
  • Median: 33400
  • 75th Percentile: 40050
  • 90th Percentile: 49720

Helpers--Carpenters — Employment Trend

Helpers--Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23790
  • Median Salary 2007: 25160
  • Median Salary 2008: 27720
  • Median Salary 2009: 27290
  • Median Salary 2010: 25680
  • Total Employed 2006: 4510
  • Total Employed 2007: 4050
  • Total Employed 2008: 2810
  • Total Employed 2009: 1710
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Furniture Finishers — Employment Trend

Furniture Finishers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26240
  • Median Salary 2007: 28170
  • Median Salary 2008: 31170
  • Median Salary 2009: 32910
  • Median Salary 2010: 33440
  • Total Employed 2006: 1430
  • Total Employed 2007: 1090
  • Total Employed 2008: 840
  • Total Employed 2009: 770
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Carpenters — Employment Trend

Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36340
  • Median Salary 2007: 38090
  • Median Salary 2008: 39320
  • Median Salary 2009: 39130
  • Median Salary 2010: 38960
  • Total Employed 2006: 45210
  • Total Employed 2007: 44920
  • Total Employed 2008: 42840
  • Total Employed 2009: 37740
  • Total Employed 2010: 34150

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Employment Trend

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28640
  • Median Salary 2007: 30340
  • Median Salary 2008: 31060
  • Median Salary 2009: 32960
  • Median Salary 2010: 33400
  • Total Employed 2006: 6180
  • Total Employed 2007: 5350
  • Total Employed 2008: 5290
  • Total Employed 2009: 4900
  • Total Employed 2010: 4210

Pennsylvania vs National Carpentry Employment

Pennsylvania vs National Carpentry Employment

  • Employed in Pennsylvania: 5.288% (40550)

Carpentry Schools in Pennsylvania

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1. The Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School

833 Metro Dr
Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 273-4401

The Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School is a public institution, founded in 1964. This school is in the suburbs of Lebanon, Pennsylvania. It offers 19 certificates to students. 112 students pursued degrees from the 19 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including pastry arts and business. The Pennsylvania State Board of Vocational Education, Bureau of Career and Technical Education accredits it. It is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

2. Triangle Tech Inc - Erie

2000 Liberty St
Erie, PA 16502-2594
(814) 453-6016

Triangle Tech Inc-Erie offers one carpentry program and it is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 161 students seek degrees in five programs at this very small school. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry in terms of programs.

3. The Orleans Technical Institute

2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA 19114-1014
(215) 728-4400

The Orleans Technical Institute offers one program in carpentry and this school is located near Philadelphia, PA. 677 students pursue degrees in eight programs at this school, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry programs.

4. Triangle Tech Inc - Bethlehem

31 S Commerce Way - Lehigh Valley Industrial
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610) 691-1300

Triangle Tech Inc-Bethlehem is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one carpentry program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry in terms of programs.

5. Johnson College

3427 N Main Ave
Scranton, PA 18508-1495
(570) 342-6404

Johnson College, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Scranton, PA and it offers one program in carpentry. This very small school is a 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry in terms of programs.

6. The Somerset County Technology Center

281 Technology Dr
Somerset, PA 15501
(814) 443-3651x6156

The Somerset County Technology Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1972. It is located in Somerset, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers students 17 certificates. 43 students pursued degrees from the 17 programs at this vocational school in 2010. It offers subjects such as healthcare, cosmetology, and drafting. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools. It is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

7. Triangle Tech Inc - Sunbury

191 Performance Road
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 988-0700

Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury offers one program in carpentry and this school, which is very close to Sunbury, Pennsylvania, is located in a rural area. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry.

8. The Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

1730 Hans Herr Dr
Willow Street, PA 17584
(717) 464-7050

The Lancaster County Career and Technology Center is a public institution. This school is in Willow Street, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 39 certificates by this vocational school. 385 students pursued degrees from the 39 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including healthcare and computer science. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this school. This school is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

9. Triangle Tech Inc - Greensburg

222 E Pittsburgh St Ste A
Greensburg, PA 15601-3304
(724) 832-1050

Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg is located in the suburbs of Greensburg, Pennsylvania and this school offers one program in carpentry. 280 students pursue degrees in seven Triangle Tech Inc-Greensburg programs, overall. This school ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Pennsylvania.

10. Triangle Tech Inc - Pittsburgh

1940 Perrysville Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15214-3897
(412) 359-1000x7198

Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh offers one program in carpentry and it is near the heart of downtown. 300 students pursue degrees in eight Triangle Tech Inc-Pittsburgh programs, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry programs.

11. The Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602-3616
(814) 946-8450x1256

The Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center is 0.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one carpentry program. 300 students seek degrees in 27 programs at this school, overall. This vocational school is the second largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry in terms of programs.

12. The Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center

1 Schoolhouse Rd
Dimock, PA 18816-0100
(570) 278-9229x780

The Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center is a public institution. This school is located in Dimock, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers six certificates to students. In 2010, 14 students sought degrees from the six programs at this vocational school. It offers subjects including automotive technology and cosmetology. It is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. This school is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

13. Triangle Tech Inc - Dubois

225 Tannery Row Road
Falls Creek, PA 15840
(814) 371-2090

Triangle Tech Inc-Dubois offers one program in carpentry and this school, which is very close to Falls Creek, Pennsylvania, is located in a rural setting. This very small school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry in terms of programs.

14. The Indiana County Technology Center

441 Hamill Rd
Indiana, PA 15701-1465
(724) 349-6700

Founded in 1980, the Indiana County Technology Center is a public institution. This school, which is very close to Indiana, Pennsylvania, is in a rural setting. This school offers 21 certificates to students. 118 students pursued degrees from the 21 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including medical assisting and practical nursing. The Pennsylvania State Board of Vocational Education, Bureau of Career and Technical Education accredits this vocational school. It is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

15. The Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

750 E King St
Lancaster, PA 17602-3198
(717) 299-7730

The Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lancaster, PA and this school offers one program in carpentry. 906 students pursue degrees in 20 Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology programs, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in carpentry.

16. The Schuylkill Technology Center

101 Technology Dr
Frackville, PA 17931
(570) 874-1034x4880

Founded in 1972, the Schuylkill Technology Center is a public institution. This school, which is very close to Frackville, Pennsylvania, is located in a rural area. It offers 33 certificates to students. In 2010, 125 students sought degrees from the 33 programs at this vocational school. It offers subjects such as allied health and electrical technology. The Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools accredits this vocational school. It is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

17. Delaware County Community College

901 S Media Line Rd
Media, PA 19063-1094
(610) 359-5000

Delaware County Community College is located in the suburbs of Media, Pennsylvania and it offers one program in carpentry. 12,705 students seek degrees in 85 programs at this college, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry.

18. The Pennsylvania College of Technology

One College Ave
Williamsport, PA 17701-5799
(570) 326-3761

The Pennsylvania College of Technology, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Williamsport, PA and Penn College offers one carpentry program. It is a public 4-year institution. Penn Tech is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering carpentry programs.