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In Rapid City, there is only one carpentry school where carpentry faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of carpentry and carpentry education in Rapid City, which includes carpentry training at the carpentry associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Rapid City Vs. South Dakota Carpentry Employment

Rapid City 770
South Dakota 4,130

Of the 4,130 carpentry professionals employed in South Dakota, 770 work in Rapid City. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of carpentry professionals in Rapid City has shrunk by 11%. As the employment for carpentry professionals in Rapid City has decreased, overall employment in Rapid City has increased.

Rapid City Vs. South Dakota Carpentry employment growth

4,160 4,030 4,330 4,220 4,130
870 740 810 830 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Rapid City

Carpentry VS. All professions salaries in Rapid City

$25,940 $29,700 $30,060 $30,620 $30,870
$30,510 $31,700 $33,000 $33,650 $34,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry in Rapid City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rapid City

In Rapid City, salaries for carpentry professionals have increased. In 2010 Rapid City carpentry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $30,870. Four years earlier in 2006, carpentry professionals in Rapid City made an average salary of $25,940 per year. The growth in the salary of carpentry professionals in Rapid City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Rapid City

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Carpentry professionals make a median salary of $30,940 per year in Rapid City. The difference in pay between the carpentry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 83%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,890 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $39,980 per year.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Rapid City


Rapid City carpentry professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Carpentry schools in Rapid City


There is only one accredited carpentry school in the city. Many of Rapid City's carpentry professionals are graduates of this school.

Carpentry Programs Offered In Rapid City


There is one degree and certificate program in carpentry offered by Rapid City's carpentry school.

Student Completed Carpentry Degrees In Rapid City


Approximately 5 students completed carpentry courses in 2010.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Rapid City, South Dakota

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