Bristol, CT (population: 61,049) has one carpentry school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS has a total student population of 42. It is the 1265th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Carpentry students from Bristol schools who go on to become carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 743,760 people working as carpenters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,640. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area alone, there are 2,250 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $41,180. Carpenters in this area earn $50,870/yr and there are 2,140 employed.
Bristol lies in Hartford county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area has 562,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $25/hr average worker wage, and a $51,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in Bristol are held by carpenters, and 4/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS ends up costing a student $17,670/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bristol|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||17.4 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||20.4 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||25.6 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||25.6 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||40.4 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||50.5 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||56.3 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||59.4 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||62.4 miles|