Carpentry Schools In Maine

Maine has 3 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 Maine, which includes carpentry training at the following levels:

  • Carpentry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Carpentry


Schools

  1. Landing School of Boat Building and Design

    286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine 04046

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  2. Northern Maine Community College

    33 Edgemont Dr, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2016

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  3. Washington County Community College

    One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Carpentry Employment

Maine 4,500
National 656,880

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

Employment Growth for Carpentry professionals In Maine

6,280 6,370 6,240 5,200 4,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Carpentry is a shrinking field in Maine. In Maine, 1,780 less carpentry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has shrunk by 28% in four years. This is slower than the trend for carpentry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of carpentry professionals has shrunk by 36% between 2006 and 2010.

Carpentry VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$38,630 $39,397 $40,597 $44,843 $32,053
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by carpentry professionals is decreasing in Maine. Carpentry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,630 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $32,053 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$20,240
25th percentile
$25,530
50th percentile
$30,957
75th percentile
$38,067
90th percentile
$46,430

This represents a 21% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Maine state, within the field of carpentry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid carpentry professionals earn 129% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Maine

Carpentry
$32,053

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total4

As the number of carpentry professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited carpentry schools in Maine state is decreasing. In Maine, there were 36 graduates in 2006. And there were 25 graduates from carpentry courses in 2010.

This represents a 31% decrease in the number of carpentry degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. 75% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in carpentry.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Maine

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