Washington contains ten schools that offer carpentry programs. Edmonds Community College, the highest-ranking carpentry school in WA, has a total student population of 9,658 and is the 4439th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 carpentry schools in Washington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bates Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($12,542/yr), with Green River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,158/yr.
Carpentry students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 16,250 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $37,620. Carpenters in this state earn $48,600/yr and there are 27,270 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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