Shelton, CT 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 Shelton 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 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area alone, there are 1,600 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $45,200. Carpenters in this area earn $50,880/yr and there are 1,620 employed.
Shelton lies in Fairfield county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area has 418,180 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $28/hr average worker wage, and a $57,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in Shelton 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 Shelton|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||9.0 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||13.2 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||39.3 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||39.6 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||40.3 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||45.1 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||45.1 miles|