With an overall population of 102,746 and a student population of 13,677, approximately 8,117 of Gary students attend one of Gary's schools that offer carpentry programs.
Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest is the largest carpentry school in Gary, based on student population. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in carpentry.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in carpentry from carpentry schools in Gary in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,060 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a carpentry program in Gary.
Many carpentry graduates choose to work as carpenters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gary, your job prospects are average. There were 30,680 carpenters working in Indiana and 1,600 working in the greater Gary area in 2010. The number of carpenters in Gary 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 Gary, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for carpenters in the state.