New Jersey contains two schools that offer carpentry programs. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, the highest-ranking carpentry school in NJ, has a total student population of 434 and is the 1071st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 carpentry schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS comes out as the most expensive ($17,670/yr), with Ocean County Vocational-Technical School as the lowest recorded at only $14,064/yr.
Carpentry students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 18,080 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $46,620. Carpenters in this state earn $53,070/yr and there are 18,980 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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