Wausau has a general population of 38,426 and an overall student population of 4,650. Approximately 4,574 of Wausau's students are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
Of the 1 carpentry schools in Wausau, the largest carpentry school, by student population, is Northcentral Technical College. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Northcentral Technical College with credentials in carpentry.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in carpentry in Wausau in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,914 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wausau carpentry schools was an average of $13,435 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,265 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a carpentry program in Wausau. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,479 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,435.
If you plan on staying in Wausau after graduating from carpentry school, you should know that job prospects for carpenters in Wausau, which is the most popular carpentry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 28,900 carpenters in Wisconsin, 460 were working in the greater Wausau area. By the year 2018, the number of carpenters is expected to decrease by 0% in Wausau. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a carpenter in Wausau is $36,550 per year, which is higher than the average for carpenters state-wide.