With an overall population of 9,511 and a student population of 2,565, approximately 1,129 of Presque Isle students attend one of Presque Isle's schools that offer carpentry programs.
Presque Isle's largest carpentry school is Northern Maine Community College. In 2010, Northern Maine Community College graduated approximately 13 students from its carpentry program.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a carpentry degree in Presque Isle. If you decide to attend one of Presque Isle's carpentry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,040 per year in instate tuition and $15,560 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,540 for carpentry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Presque Isle-based carpentry schools, you will have an added expense of $5,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,140.
Many carpentry graduates choose to work as carpenters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Presque Isle, your job prospects are not very good. There were 12,230 carpenters working in Maine and 770 working in the greater Presque Isle area in 2010. The number of carpenters in Presque Isle is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a carpenter in Presque Isle is $34,100 per year, which is lower than the average for carpenters state-wide.