Utica has a general population of 60,651 and an overall student population of 13,663. Approximately 6,667 of Utica's students are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.
Utica's largest carpentry school is Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch. In 2010, Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in carpentry.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a carpentry certificate in Utica. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,664 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Utica carpentry schools was an average of $20,014 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,000 for carpentry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Utica-based carpentry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,654.
Many carpentry graduates choose to work as carpenters after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Utica, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 76,390 carpenters in New York, 760 were working in the greater Utica area. Utica's carpenter workforce is projected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a carpenter in Utica is $32,300 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for carpenters.