Montpelier, VT has one carpentry school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Burlington College has a total student population of 174. It is the 4101st highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Vermont (#1 is Middlebury College).
Carpentry students from Montpelier 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 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 370 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $30,520. Carpenters in this area earn $37,300/yr and there are 910 employed.
Montpelier lies in Washington county, which is one of the 8 counties in Vermont. Overall, the Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area has 72,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.51/hr average worker wage, and a $38,510 average annual salary. Thus, about 12.522 out of every 1000 jobs in Montpelier are held by carpenters, and 5.065/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Burlington College ends up costing a student $25,378/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Montpelier|
|Essex Junction||VT||-||1||2.61518||0||30.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||65.5 miles|