Carpentry Schools In Louisiana

There are 8 accredited carpentry schools in Louisiana for faculty who teach carpentry classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of carpentry and carpentry training in Louisiana, which includes carpentry training at the carpentry certificate level.


  1. Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus

    4311 South MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-3137

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  2. Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus

    3250 North Acadian Thruway East, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805

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  3. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  4. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus

    1101 Bertrand Dr, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506-4909

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  5. Northwest Louisiana Technical College

    814 Constable Street, Minden, Louisiana 71055-0000

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  6. Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus

    1710 Sullivan Dr, Bogalusa, Louisiana 70427

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  7. Louisiana Delta Community College-Tallulah Campus

    132 Old Hwy 65 South, Tallulah, Louisiana 71282

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  8. South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus

    900 Youngs Road, Morgan City, Louisiana 70380

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Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Carpentry Employment

Louisiana 11,940
National 656,880

Approximately 2% of the country's carpentry professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Carpentry professionals In Louisiana

13,080 13,440 12,900 12,950 11,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, carpentry is a shrinking field. There were 1,140 less carpentry professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for carpentry professionals which shows a 36% decrease in the number of carpentry professionals working around the nation.

Carpentry VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$40,873 $43,963 $46,367 $47,103 $55,435
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by carpentry professionals is increasing in Louisiana. The mean salary for carpentry professionals in 2006 was $40,873 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $55,435 per year.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Louisiana

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Thus, there was a 26% growth in carpentry professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of carpentry. The pay differential between the highest paid carpentry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 182%

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Louisiana


In Louisiana, carpentry professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited carpentry schools in Louisiana is increasing. In 2006 there were 45 carpentry graduates from carpentry courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 426 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of carpentry school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 847%. 100% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in carpentry.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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