Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has one carpentry school within its city limits. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus has a total student population of 1,393. It is the 1349th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Carpentry students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 2,470 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $25,650. Carpenters in this area earn $30,650/yr and there are 2,290 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 5.413 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by carpenters, and 5.834/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus ends up costing a student $13,182/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|