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Carpentry Schools In Rhode Island

There is only one accredited carpentry school in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, which includes carpentry training at the following levels:


  1. Rhode Island School of Design

    2 College St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Carpentry Employment

Rhode Island 2,820
National 656,880

Of all of the carpentry professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Carpentry professionals In Rhode Island

4,690 4,180 3,480 3,150 2,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, carpentry is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 1,870 less carpentry professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. Thus, in Rhode Island, this field has shrunk by 40% in four years. This is faster 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 Rhode Island

$33,355 $50,743 $52,587 $48,030 $60,785
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Rhode Island, as the number of carpentry professionals is declining, the salaries earned by carpentry professionals are increasing. The mean salary for carpentry professionals in 2006 was $33,355 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,785 per year.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a 45% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 171% pay differential between the highest paid carpentry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of carpentry in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Rhode Island


In Rhode Island, carpentry professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Carpentry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the only accredited carpentry school in Rhode Island is decreasing. In 2006, 29 students graduated from carpentry courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 18 students graduated.

Thus there was a 38% percent decrease in the number of carpentry school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in carpentry.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of carpentry faculty in Rhode Island, growth in the field of carpentry academia and faculty salaries in Rhode Island. If you are involved in teaching carpentry courses to students at the bachelors degree in carpentry, and masters degree in carpentry levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of carpentry in Rhode Island. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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