Rock Hill, SC (population: 72,341) has one carpentry school within its city limits. York Technical College has a total student population of 6,034. It is the 5637th highest ranked school in the USA and the 75th highest in the state of South Carolina (#1 is Clemson University).
Carpentry students from Rock Hill 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 Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area alone, there are 5,210 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $25,760. Carpenters in this area earn $34,150/yr and there are 3,480 employed.
Rock Hill lies in York county, which is one of the 27 counties in South Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.158 out of every 1000 jobs in Rock Hill are held by carpenters, and 6.213/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, York Technical College ends up costing a student $7,100/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Rock Hill|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||91.6 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||92.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||97.0 miles|