With an overall population of 8,297 and a student population of 2,017, approximately 2,017 of Fort Scott students attend one of Fort Scott's schools that offer carpentry programs.
Fort Scott's largest carpentry school is Fort Scott Community College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Carpentry program at Fort Scott Community College.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in carpentry from carpentry schools in Fort Scott in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Scott's carpentry schools was $11,364 per year for instate students and $13,044 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a carpentry program in Fort Scott. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,120 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,870.
After graduating with your credentials in carpentry, if you decide to work as a carpenter in Fort Scott, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 carpenters in Kansas were working in the greater Fort Scott area. By the year 2018, the number of carpenters is expected to increase by 4% in Fort Scott. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a carpenter in Fort Scott is $32,640 per year, which is lower than the average for carpenters state-wide.