Rochester has a general population of 219,773 and an overall student population of 56,798. Approximately 15,445 of Rochester's students are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
Of the 1 carpentry schools in Rochester, the largest carpentry school, by student population, is Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2010, Rochester Institute of Technology graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in carpentry.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a carpentry degree in Rochester. In 2009 tuition at carpentry schools in Rochester was $29,283 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for carpentry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rochester-based carpentry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,134 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Rochester after graduating from carpentry school, you should know that job prospects for carpenters in Rochester, which is the most popular carpentry profession, are not very good. There were 76,390 carpenters working in New York and 2,060 working in the greater Rochester area in 2010. The government projects that the number of carpenters in Rochester will decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
As a carpenter in Rochester, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,920 per year. This is lower than the average salary for carpenters in the state.