Carpentry

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What is a Carpenter?

Carpenters build, fix, and install things made from wood and a variety of other materials. Carpentry is the ultimate career for someone who likes to build things and work with their hands.

How Much Money Do Carpenters Make?

Carpenters make an average of $44,000/year with only a simple certification required. The best part is that the work is enjoyable and fulfilling every day!

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Potential Salary80%
80%

Many experienced carpenters make over $60,000/year*

Average Salary60%
60%

Average salary for SC carpenters is $44,490

Starting Salary60%
60%

Starting salary for carpenters is around $35,000

Degree Requirement80%
80%

Carpentry jobs only require a certificate; no degree needed

Time Commitment90%
90%

Earn your carpentry certificate in a single semester

Job Availability90%
90%

Over 10,000 carpentry jobs exist in South Carolina alone

Job Security80%
80%

This career path has a strong 8% predicted growth rate through 2026*

Salary info and other data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and PayScale.com
* Denotes info based on nation-wide statistics

Training

Residential / Commercial Carpentry Certificate

6 Classes (17 Total Credit Hours)
$35K/Year Starting Salary

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