Fayetteville, NC (population: 177,632) has one carpentry school within its city limits. Fayetteville Technical Community College has a total student population of 11,203. It is the 5548th highest ranked school in the USA and the 132nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Carpentry students from Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville area alone, there are 430 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $21,550. Carpenters in this area earn $32,670/yr and there are 410 employed.
Fayetteville lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Fayetteville area has 126,070 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $16.90/hr average worker wage, and a $35,150 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.246 out of every 1000 jobs in Fayetteville are held by carpenters, and 3.414/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fayetteville Technical Community College ends up costing a student $13,508/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fayetteville|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||60.0 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||86.9 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||88.3 miles|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||95.5 miles|