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Carpentry Schools in Tacoma, Washington State

Carpentry Schools in Tacoma, WA

Tacoma has a general population of 193,556 and an overall student population of 22,872. Approximately 5,458 of Tacoma's students are enrolled in schools that offer carpentry programs.

Tacoma's largest carpentry school is Bates Technical College. In 2010, Bates Technical College graduated approximately 16 students from its carpentry program.

In 2010, 23 students graduated with a carpentry certificate in Tacoma. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,230 per year in tuition costs.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,120 for carpentry related books and supplies every year.

Carpentry Salaries and Career Outlook in Tacoma

After graduating with your credentials in carpentry, if you decide to work as a carpenter in Tacoma, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 52,670 carpenters in Washington State, 2,250 were working in the greater Tacoma area. By the year 2018, the number of carpenters is expected to decrease by -8% in Tacoma. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for carpenters.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a carpenter in Tacoma is $52,670 per year, which is higher than the average for carpenters state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Carpentry Degree in Tacoma
  • Associates Degree in Carpentry
  • Bachelors Degree in Carpentry
  • Carpentry Classes
  • Carpentry Courses
  • Carpentry Training

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  1. 1Bates Technical CollegeBates Technical College

    1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98405

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate