Carpentry Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 9 accredited carpentry schools where carpentry faculty who teach carpentry classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of carpentry and carpentry training in Arizona, which includes carpentry training at the following levels:

  • Carpentry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Carpentry


  1. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

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  2. Central Arizona College

    8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

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  3. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

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  4. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

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  5. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

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  6. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

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  7. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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  8. Maricopa Skill Center

    1245 E Buckeye, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-4101

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  9. Tohono O'Odham Community College

    Highway 86, Mile Post 115.5 N, Sells, Arizona 85634-3129

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Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Carpentry Employment

Arizona 14,120
National 656,880

Of all of the carpentry professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Carpentry professionals In Arizona

35,880 38,820 30,480 23,680 14,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, carpentry is a shrinking field. There were 21,760 less carpentry professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 61% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of carpentry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of carpentry professionals has shrunk by 36% from 2006 to 2010.

Carpentry VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$35,360 $37,487 $31,440 $47,970 $44,623
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by carpentry professionals is increasing in Arizona. Carpentry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $35,360 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,623 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Arizona

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This represents a 21% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 170% pay differential between the highest paid carpentry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of carpentry in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Arizona


Carpentry professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Carpentry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


As the number of carpentry professionals is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited carpentry schools in Arizona state is increasing. In 2006, 99 students graduated from carpentry courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 147 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of carpentry school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 48%. A majority of these graduates, or 80%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in carpentry.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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