Aberdeen, WA has one carpentry school within its city limits. Grays Harbor College has a total student population of 2,285. It is the 5100th highest ranked school in the USA and the 87th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Carpentry students from Aberdeen 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 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 540 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $34,840. Carpenters in this area earn $36,920/yr and there are 730 employed.
Aberdeen lies in Grays Harbor county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area has 64,810 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $18.43/hr average worker wage, and a $38,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 11.258 out of every 1000 jobs in Aberdeen are held by carpenters, and 8.353/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grays Harbor College ends up costing a student $6,932/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Aberdeen|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||73.2 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||73.7 miles|