Twin Falls has a general population of 34,469 and an overall student population of 8,169. Approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
The largest carpentry school in Twin Falls, by student population, is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Carpentry program at College of Southern Idaho.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in carpentry from carpentry schools in Twin Falls in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Twin Falls's carpentry schools was $13,728 per year for instate students and $17,048 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for carpentry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Twin Falls-based carpentry schools, you will have an added expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
If you plan on staying in Twin Falls after graduating from carpentry school, you should know that job prospects for carpenters in Twin Falls, which is the most popular carpentry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 11,560 carpenters in Idaho. Of these carpenters, 630 were working in the greater Twin Falls area. Twin Falls's carpenter workforce is projected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
As a carpenter in Twin Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,780 per year. This is higher than the average salary for carpenters in the state.