Carpentry Schools In Iowa

There are 9 accredited carpentry schools in Iowa for faculty who teach carpentry classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in carpentry in the state of Iowa, which encompasses carpentry training at the following levels:

  • Carpentry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Carpentry


Schools

  1. Des Moines Area Community College

    2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, Iowa 50023-3993

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  2. Iowa Central Community College

    One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

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  3. Iowa Lakes Community College

    19 S 7th St, Estherville, Iowa 51334-2295

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  4. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  5. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  6. Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

    1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, Iowa 52132-0400

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  7. Northwest Iowa Community College

    603 W Park St, Sheldon, Iowa 51201

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  8. Southwestern Community College in Creston

    1501 W. Townline Street, Creston, Iowa 50801

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  9. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Carpentry Employment

Iowa 7,500
National 656,880

Of all of the carpentry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Carpentry professionals In Iowa

11,410 10,900 10,720 9,170 7,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, carpentry is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 3,910 less carpentry professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has shrunk by 34% in four years. This decline is slower 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 Iowa

$40,037 $42,577 $43,570 $45,297 $45,123
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to carpentry professionals are growing in Iowa. Carpentry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $40,037 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,123 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$27,860
25th percentile
$33,053
50th percentile
$41,580
75th percentile
$53,950
90th percentile
$68,830

This represents a 11% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 147% 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 Iowa.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Iowa

Carpentry
$45,123

In Iowa, carpentry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
12
Total14

As the number of carpentry professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited carpentry schools in Iowa state is decreasing. In Iowa, there were 119 graduates in 2006. And there were 110 graduates from carpentry courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of carpentry school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 8%. A majority of these graduates, or 86%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in carpentry.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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