With an overall population of 3,447 and a student population of 374, approximately 374 of Calais students attend one of Calais's schools that offer carpentry programs.
Of the 1 carpentry schools in Calais, the largest carpentry school, by student population, is Washington County Community College. In 2010, Washington County Community College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in carpentry.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in carpentry in Calais in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Calais's carpentry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,234 per year in instate tuition and $14,544 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a carpentry program in Calais. And if you live on campus at one of the Calais-based carpentry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,505 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,820.
If you decide to work as a carpenter in Calais, your job prospects are not very good. There were 12,230 carpenters working in Maine and 770 working in the greater Calais area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of carpenters is expected to increase by 3% in Calais. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a carpenter in Calais is $34,100 per year, which is lower than the average for carpenters state-wide.