Jacksonville has a total population of 735,617 and a student population of 56,975. Of these students, 28,877 are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
The largest carpentry school in Jacksonville, by student population, is Florida State College at Jacksonville. In 2010, Florida State College at Jacksonville graduated approximately 1 students from its carpentry program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a carpentry degree in Jacksonville. In 2009 tuition at carpentry schools in Jacksonville was $2,553 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for carpentry related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a carpenter in Jacksonville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 71,250 carpenters working in Florida and 2,360 working in the greater Jacksonville area in 2010. Jacksonville's carpenter workforce is projected to decrease by -8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a carpenter in Jacksonville is $33,310 per year, which is lower than the average for carpenters state-wide.