Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has one carpentry school within its city limits. 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 Boston 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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area alone, there are 6,230 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $51,920. Carpenters in this area earn $55,990/yr and there are 7,100 employed.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.209 out of every 1000 jobs in Boston are held by carpenters, and 3.693/1000 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 Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|