Atlanta has a total population of 416,474 and a student population of 92,079. Of these students, 4,740 are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
Atlanta Technical College is the largest carpentry school in Atlanta, based on student population. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Atlanta Technical College with credentials in carpentry.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a carpentry certificate in Atlanta. In 2009 tuition at carpentry schools in Atlanta was $2,046 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a carpentry program in Atlanta.
Many carpentry graduates choose to work as carpenters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Atlanta, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 30,460 carpenters in Georgia, 6,720 were working in the greater Atlanta area. The number of carpenters in Atlanta is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
As a carpenter in Atlanta, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for carpenters in the state.