West Plains has a total population of 10,866 and a student population of 2,283. Of these students, 121 are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
The largest carpentry school in West Plains, by student population, is South Central Career Center. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Carpentry program at South Central Career Center.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a carpentry certificate from one of West Plains's carpentry schools.
If you plan on staying in West Plains after graduating from carpentry school, you should know that job prospects for carpenters in West Plains, which is the most popular carpentry profession, are not very good. There were 27,690 carpenters working in Missouri and 850 working in the greater West Plains area in 2010. The number of carpenters in West Plains is expected to decrease by -4% 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 West Plains is $28,190 per year, which is lower than the average for carpenters state-wide.