Maine contains three schools that offer carpentry programs. Landing School of Boat Building and Design, the highest-ranking carpentry school in ME, has a total student population of 85 and is the 1717th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 carpentry schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Landing School of Boat Building and Design comes out as the most expensive ($28,098/yr), with Washington County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,685/yr.
Carpentry students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 2,790 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $28,310. Carpenters in this state earn $35,130/yr and there are 5,010 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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