Carpentry Schools
In Los Angeles, California

The city of Los Angeles has only one school where carpentry faculty can find employment. The trends in Los Angeles' carpentry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes carpentry training at the following levels:

  • Carpentry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Carpentry


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Carpentry Employment

Los Angeles 10,810
California 65,660

Exactly 10,810 of California's 65,660 carpentry professionals work in Los Angeles. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of carpentry professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk by 42%. Overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Carpentry employment growth

148,200 130,720 110,840 83,700 65,660
18,650 19,910 18,340 13,660 10,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Carpentry VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$66,840 $61,955 $62,900 $62,340 $64,660
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, salaries for carpentry professionals have decreased. In 2010 carpentry professionals in Los Angeles reportedly earned an average salary of $64,660 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for carpentry professionals in Los Angeles was $66,840 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Los Angeles carpentry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $60,455. The difference in pay between the carpentry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 195%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,655 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,065 per year.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Los Angeles


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

Educational Trends

Carpentry schools in Los Angeles


There is only one accredited carpentry school in the city. Many of Los Angeles' carpentry professionals are graduates of this school.

Carpentry Programs Offered In Los Angeles


Los Angeles' carpentry schools offer 2 carpentry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Carpentry Degrees In Los Angeles


Approximately 14 students completed carpentry courses in 2010.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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