Gallup, NM has one carpentry school within its city limits. University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus has a total student population of 2,839. It is the 5886th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Carpentry students from Gallup 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 North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 960 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $24,980. Carpenters in this area earn $32,340/yr and there are 460 employed.
Gallup lies in McKinley county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area has 66,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $*/hr average worker wage, and a $* average annual salary. Thus, about 6.882 out of every 1000 jobs in Gallup are held by carpenters, and 14.271/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus ends up costing a student $5,804/yr.