Maryland contains four schools that offer carpentry programs. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, the highest-ranking carpentry school in MD, has a total student population of 887 and is the 1637th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 carpentry schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lancaster County Career and Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($23,472/yr), with Delaware County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,825/yr.
Carpentry students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 19,880 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $30,300. Carpenters in this state earn $43,290/yr and there are 14,890 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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