Groton, CT has one carpentry school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. North Bennet Street School has a total student population of 144. It is the 1016th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Carpentry students from Groton 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 Norwich-New London-RI area alone, there are 510 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $43,280. Carpenters in this area earn $50,330/yr and there are 750 employed.
Groton lies in New London county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Norwich-New London-RI area has 134,150 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 6 out of every 1000 jobs in Groton are held by carpenters, and 4/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Bennet Street School ends up costing a student $61,218/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Groton|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||13.3 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||39.9 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||40.6 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||43.8 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||46.4 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||48.5 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||56.0 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||57.7 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||60.8 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||62.7 miles|