Carpentry Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

There is only one carpentry school in Lafayette for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of carpentry and carpentry education in Lafayette, which includes carpentry training at the carpentry certificate level.


Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Carpentry Employment

Lafayette 630
Louisiana 11,940

Exactly 630 of the 11,940 carpentry professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Lafayette. There has been a 54% growth in the number of carpentry professionals in Lafayette between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Carpentry employment growth

13,080 13,440 12,900 12,950 11,940
410 540 610 690 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Carpentry VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$29,550 $29,710 $31,970 $39,660 $39,170
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

As the number of carpentry professionals in Lafayette has grown, salaries for carpentry professionals have also increased. In 2010 Lafayette carpentry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $39,170. The average salary for carpentry professionals in Lafayette was $29,550 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lafayette.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Lafayette

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Carpentry professionals in Lafayette earn a median salary of $33,960 per year. The difference in pay between the carpentry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 127%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,370 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Lafayette


Carpentry professional salaries in Lafayette are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Carpentry schools in Lafayette


Many of Lafayette's carpentry professionals are graduates of the only accredited carpentry school in the city.

Carpentry Programs Offered In Lafayette


Lafayette's carpentry schools offer 2 carpentry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Carpentry Degrees In Lafayette


In 2010 approximately 29 students completed carpentry courses.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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