Brentwood, NY (population: 62,689) has two carpentry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, the highest ranked school in this group with a carpentry program, has a total student population of 434. It is the 1071st highest ranked school in the USA and the 27th highest in the state of New Jersey (#1 is Rutgers University-New Brunswick).
Carpentry students from Brentwood 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 Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area alone, there are 8,220 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $50,640. Carpenters in this area earn $59,540/yr and there are 12,600 employed.
Brentwood lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Nassau-Suffolk Metropolitan area has 1,225,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $24.13/hr average worker wage, and a $50,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 10.280 out of every 1000 jobs in Brentwood are held by carpenters, and 6.710/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 2 carpentry schools with a 100-mile radius of Brentwood, 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) for carpentry students, with Ocean County Vocational-Technical School as the lowest, reported at only $14,064/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brentwood|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||20.5 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||28.0 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||29.1 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||29.4 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||31.4 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||31.7 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||32.3 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||33.3 miles|