Seattle has a total population of 563,374 and a student population of 96,368. Of these students, 7,774 are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
Seattle Community College-Central Campus is the largest carpentry school in Seattle, based on student population. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Seattle Community College-Central Campus with credentials in carpentry.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in carpentry in Seattle in 2010. In 2009 tuition at carpentry schools in Seattle was $2,773 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for carpentry related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a carpenter in Seattle, your job prospects are not very good. There were 52,670 carpenters working in Washington State and 10,340 working in the greater Seattle area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of carpenters is expected to decrease by -8% in Seattle. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a carpenter in Seattle is $51,680 per year, which is higher than the average for carpenters state-wide.