Somersworth, NH has three carpentry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. North Bennet Street School, the highest ranked school in this group with a carpentry program, has a total student population of 144. It is the 1016th highest ranked school in the USA and the 46th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Carpentry students from Somersworth 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 Rochester-Dover-ME area alone, there are 210 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $29,510. Carpenters in this area earn $39,240/yr and there are 290 employed.
Somersworth lies in Strafford county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Rochester-Dover-ME area has 55,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.29/hr average worker wage, and a $42,200 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.194 out of every 1000 jobs in Somersworth are held by carpenters, and 3.800/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 3 carpentry schools with a 100-mile radius of Somersworth, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Bennet Street School comes out as the most expensive ($61,218/yr) for carpentry students, with Manchester Community College as the lowest, reported at only $17,487/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Somersworth|
|South Portland||ME||-||2||20.6898||57||40.9 miles|
|S Portland||ME||-||1||12.3758||12||40.9 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||41.3 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||57.3 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||66.2 miles|