Kansas City has a total population of 146,866 and a student population of 7,938. Of these students, 7,137 are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
Of the 1 carpentry schools in Kansas City, the largest carpentry school, by student population, is Kansas City Kansas Community College. In 2010, Kansas City Kansas Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in carpentry.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a carpentry certificate in Kansas City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,770 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $920 for carpentry related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in carpentry, if you decide to work as a carpenter in Kansas City, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,040 carpenters working in Kansas and 4,130 working in the greater Kansas City area in 2010. The government projects that the number of carpenters in Kansas City will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
As a carpenter in Kansas City, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for carpenters in the state.