Houston, TX (population: 2,307,883) has one carpentry school within its city limits. Everest Institute-Bissonnet has a total student population of 1,331. It is the 3290th highest ranked school in the USA and the 160th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Carpentry students from Houston 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 30,290 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $24,200. Carpenters in this area earn $34,470/yr and there are 9,760 employed.
Houston lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 3.805 out of every 1000 jobs in Houston are held by carpenters, and 11.815/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Bissonnet ends up costing a student $20,552/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houston|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||11.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||16.5 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||25.7 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||27.6 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||35.9 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||42.2 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||79.5 miles|