York, PA has ten carpentry schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Altoona Area Vocational Technical School, the highest ranked school in this group with a carpentry program, has a total student population of 241. It is the 1231st highest ranked school in the USA and the 105th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Carpentry students from York 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 York-Hanover area alone, there are 1,120 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $30,920. Carpenters in this area earn $41,750/yr and there are 1,280 employed.
York lies in York county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the York-Hanover area has 173,720 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.69/hr average worker wage, and a $38,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 7.381 out of every 1000 jobs in York are held by carpenters, and 6.441/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 10 carpentry schools with a 100-mile radius of York, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lancaster County Career and Technology Center comes out as the most expensive ($23,472/yr) for carpentry students, with Delaware County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,825/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from York|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||37.7 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||43.8 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||48.2 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||48.7 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||59.5 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||63.2 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||65.1 miles|