CARPENTRY

  • Get Your Certificate in 1 Semester
  • Starting Salary Around $340K
  • 2% Predicted Growth Rate

Carpentry

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 $49,550/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%

The top earning 25% of carpenters make an average salary of $64,480

Average Salary60%
60%

Average salary for South Carolina carpenters is $49,550

Starting Salary60%
60%

Starting salary for carpenters in SC is around $40,000

Degree Requirement100%
100%

Carpentry jobs only require a certificate; no degree needed

Time Commitment100%
100%

Earn your carpentry certificate in a single semester

Job Availability80%
80%

Over 8,800 carpentry jobs exist in South Carolina alone

Job Security70%
70%

This career path has a 2% predicted growth rate through 2030*

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

NEW FOR 2022

NO-COST TUITION

Beginning spring 2022, York Technical College will offer students college at no costs for tuition and fees. Students may choose from over 100 programs, offered in variety of flexible course and scheduling options, that lead to rewarding careers.

NEW FOR 2022

NO COST TUITION

Beginning spring 2022, York Technical College will offer students college at no costs for tuition and fees. Students may choose from over 100 programs, offered in variety of flexible course and scheduling options, that lead to rewarding careers.

Training

Residential / Commercial Carpentry Certificate

6 Classes (17 Total Credit Hours)
$40K/Year Starting Salary

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