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Carpentry Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

In Tacoma, 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 Tacoma, which includes carpentry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Carpentry Employment

Tacoma 2,250
Washington 22,930

Exactly 2,250 of the 22,930 carpentry professionals employed in Washington State, work in Tacoma. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of carpentry professionals in Tacoma has shrunk by 24%. Overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Carpentry employment growth

27,690 31,730 33,380 28,260 22,930
2,970 4,000 3,640 2,920 2,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Carpentry VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$43,000 $40,990 $45,790 $49,400 $53,310
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of carpentry professionals in Tacoma has shrunk, salaries for carpentry professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,310 per year was earned by carpentry professionals in Tacoma. The average salary for carpentry professionals in Tacoma was $43,000 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of carpentry professionals in Tacoma is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Tacoma

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Carpentry professionals in Tacoma earn a median salary of $52,670 per year. The 10% of carpentry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,110 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 170% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Tacoma


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

Educational Trends

Carpentry schools in Tacoma


Many of Tacoma's carpentry professionals are graduates of the only accredited carpentry school in the city.

Carpentry Programs Offered In Tacoma


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in carpentry offered by Tacoma's carpentry schools.

Student Completed Carpentry Degrees In Tacoma


In 2010 approximately 23 students completed carpentry courses.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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