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Carpentry Schools in Washington State

There are nine schools in the state of Washington offering carpentry programs. In 2010, 183 students graduated from programs at Washington carpentry schools. 149 of all these students graduated with certificates and 34 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

143 students graduate from carpentry programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of carpentry students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 149 students graduated with certificates in carpentry and 34 with an associate's level degree.

Nine carpentry schools are located in this state. Out of these, nine schools are public. Tuition at a public carpentry school varies from $2,610 to $5,111.

Average tuition for carpentry programs is $3,477. The lowest tuition in Washington is at Spokane Community College, while the highest tuition for carpentry programs, which is $5,111 each year, is at Bates Technical College.

Washington schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing carpentry.

Carpentry Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

143 students graduate from carpentry programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of carpentry students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 149 students graduated with certificates in carpentry and 34 with an associate's level degree.

Carpentry Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 102
  • Certificate 2007: 127
  • Certificate 2008: 58
  • Certificate 2009: 71
  • Certificate 2010: 149
  • Associate 2006: 53
  • Associate 2007: 45
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 40
  • Associate 2010: 34

Carpentry Program Availability in Washington State

Schools in Washington offer a total of 14 carpentry programs. Of these programs, 57.1% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Carpentry Program Availability in Washington State

  • Certificate: 8
  • Associate: 6

Helpers--Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Helpers--Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22110
  • 25th Percentile: 26730
  • Median: 31190
  • 75th Percentile: 37050
  • 90th Percentile: 43980

Furniture Finishers — Salary by Percentile

Furniture Finishers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24970
  • 25th Percentile: 27060
  • Median: 30490
  • 75th Percentile: 36930
  • 90th Percentile: 43600

Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29390
  • 25th Percentile: 37040
  • Median: 48060
  • 75th Percentile: 61080
  • 90th Percentile: 73090

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22890
  • 25th Percentile: 26770
  • Median: 32650
  • 75th Percentile: 40350
  • 90th Percentile: 47320

Helpers--Carpenters — Employment Trend

Helpers--Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26530
  • Median Salary 2007: 27080
  • Median Salary 2008: 28950
  • Median Salary 2009: 31110
  • Median Salary 2010: 31190
  • Total Employed 2006: 1900
  • Total Employed 2007: 1900
  • Total Employed 2008: 1430
  • Total Employed 2009: 1360
  • Total Employed 2010: 1020

Furniture Finishers — Employment Trend

Furniture Finishers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28360
  • Median Salary 2007: 29610
  • Median Salary 2008: 30910
  • Median Salary 2009: 33040
  • Median Salary 2010: 30490
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 390

Carpenters — Employment Trend

Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44390
  • Median Salary 2007: 43880
  • Median Salary 2008: 46520
  • Median Salary 2009: 46890
  • Median Salary 2010: 48060
  • Total Employed 2006: 26510
  • Total Employed 2007: 30550
  • Total Employed 2008: 32410
  • Total Employed 2009: 27270
  • Total Employed 2010: 21610

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Employment Trend

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29440
  • Median Salary 2007: 30900
  • Median Salary 2008: 32150
  • Median Salary 2009: 32320
  • Median Salary 2010: 32650
  • Total Employed 2006: 3500
  • Total Employed 2007: 3890
  • Total Employed 2008: 3430
  • Total Employed 2009: 2670
  • Total Employed 2010: 2460

Washington State vs National Carpentry Employment

Washington State vs National Carpentry Employment

  • Employed in Washington State: 3.323% (25480)

Carpentry Schools in Washington State

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1. Grays Harbor College

1620 Edward P Smith Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520-7599
(360) 532-9020

Grays Harbor College offers two carpentry programs. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in carpentry to students and one associate's level degree in carpentry. This college, which is very close to Aberdeen, Washington, is in a rural setting. Overall, 2,526 students pursue degrees in 44 programs at this college. This college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Washington offering carpentry.

2. Walla Walla Community College

500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362-9267
(509) 522-2500

Walla Walla Community College is located in Walla Walla, Washington, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in carpentry. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in carpentry to students and one associate's level carpentry degree. 5,438 students pursue degrees in 75 programs at this college, overall. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Washington offering carpentry.

3. Bates Technical College

1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 680-7000

Bates Technical College offers two programs in carpentry. More specifically, it offers students one carpentry certificate and one carpentry degree at the associate's level. It is located in the center of Tacoma. This technical college is one of 10 technical colleges in Washington. It is the largest institution in the state of Washington offering carpentry in terms of programs.

4. Green River Community College

12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092-3622
(253) 833-9111

Green River Community College, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Auburn, WA. It offers two programs in carpentry. Out of those, students are offered one carpentry certificate by it and one associate's level degree in carpentry. This college is one of 22 community colleges in Washington. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Washington offering carpentry in terms of programs.

5. Seattle Community College - Central

1701 Broadway Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 587-3800

Seattle Community College-Central is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown and Central offers one carpentry program. 7,639 students pursue degrees in 40 programs at this college, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Washington offering carpentry.

6. Spokane Community College

1810 North Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
(509) 533-8020

Spokane Community College is 3.1 miles from the center of the city. It offers two carpentry programs. Of those, it offers students one carpentry certificate and one degree at the associate's level in carpentry. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fifth in the state of Washington.

7. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

9401 Farwest Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999
(253) 964-6500

Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Washington and it offers one carpentry program. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Washington.

8. Peninsula College

1502 E Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362
(360) 452-9277

Peninsula College is in Port Angeles, WA and it offers one carpentry program. PC is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Washington offering carpentry.

9. Edmonds Community College

20000 68th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036-5912
(425) 640-1459

Edmonds Community College offers one program in carpentry and it is located in the suburbs of Lynnwood, Washington. It is one of 22 community colleges in Washington. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks first in the state of Washington.