Morehead City, NC has two carpentry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pamlico Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a carpentry program, has a total student population of 518. It is the 1663rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 42nd highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Carpentry students from Morehead City 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 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,040 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $24,400. Carpenters in this area earn $33,150/yr and there are 1,320 employed.
Morehead City lies in Carteret county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 181,760 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $16.06/hr average worker wage, and a $33,400 average annual salary. Thus, about 7.282 out of every 1000 jobs in Morehead City are held by carpenters, and 5.712/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 2 carpentry schools with a 100-mile radius of Morehead City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cape Fear Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,402/yr) for carpentry students, with Pamlico Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,351/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Morehead City|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||32.2 miles|