Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has one carpentry school within its city limits. Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana has a total student population of 19,533. It is the 5787th highest ranked school in the USA and the 117th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington).
Carpentry students from Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 5,480 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $35,590. Carpenters in this area earn $42,590/yr and there are 4,850 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.574 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by carpenters, and 6.299/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana ends up costing a student $11,072/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|