Each year, in Massachusetts, an average of 49 students graduate with credentials in carpentry. If you too are interested in studying carpentry, Massachusetts has 1 carpentry schools from which you can choose.
Massachusetts's largest carpentry school, which is located in Boston, is North Bennet Street School. Approximately 33 students graduated with a carpentry certificate from North Bennet Street School in 2009, which is 67% of the total state carpentry graduates for that year.
A majority of those with an education in carpentry pursue a career as a carpenter. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for carpenters in Massachusetts is not very good. In Massachusetts, there are currently about 24,600 carpenters. This number is projected to decrease to 21,750 by the year 2018. This indicates a -11% change in the number of carpenters in Massachusetts.
In Massachusetts, as a carpenter, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $32,614 per year to more than $71,047 per year. The median salary for carpenters in Massachusetts is $48,304 per year.