Manchester, NH (population: 108,643) has one carpentry school within its city limits. Manchester Community College has a total student population of 2,559. It is the 4667th highest ranked school in the USA and the 33rd highest in the state of New Hampshire (#1 is Saint Anselm College).
Carpentry students from Manchester 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 Manchester area alone, there are 400 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $32,140. Carpenters in this area earn $45,630/yr and there are 380 employed.
Manchester lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Manchester area has 99,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.852 out of every 1000 jobs in Manchester are held by carpenters, and 4.055/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Manchester Community College ends up costing a student $17,487/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manchester|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||24.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||40.7 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||46.9 miles|