Palatka has a general population of 10,033 and an overall student population of 5,826. Approximately 5,826 of Palatka's students are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
Saint Johns River State College is the largest carpentry school in Palatka, based on student population. In 2010, Saint Johns River State College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in carpentry.
In 2009 tuition at carpentry schools in Palatka was $2,318 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,161 for carpentry related books and supplies each year.
Many carpentry graduates choose to work as carpenters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palatka, your job prospects are not very good. There were 71,250 carpenters working in Florida and 450 working in the greater Palatka area in 2010. Palatka'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.
As a carpenter in Palatka, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,950 per year. This is higher than the average salary for carpenters in the state.