West Virginia contains one school that offers carpentry programs. Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center has a total student population of 29 and is the 1718th highest ranked school in America.
Carpentry students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 6,290 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $31,660. Carpenters in this state earn $34,680/yr and there are 4,530 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from carpentry, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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