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Carpentry Schools In Texas

Texas has 6 accredited carpentry schools where carpentry faculty who teach carpentry classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the carpentry academic community in Texas, and the future trends in carpentry training at the following levels:


  1. Austin Community College District

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, Texas 78752

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  2. Coastal Bend College

    3800 Charco Rd, Beeville, Texas 78102

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  3. Lee College

    511 S Whiting, Baytown, Texas 77520

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  4. Midland College

    3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705

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  5. Texarkana College

    2500 N Robison Rd, Texarkana, Texas 75599

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  6. Everest Institute-Bissonnet

    9700 Bissonnet St-Ste 1400, Houston, Texas 77036-8001

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Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Carpentry Employment

Texas 33,490
National 656,880

Of all of the carpentry professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Carpentry professionals In Texas

37,070 37,550 40,090 36,250 33,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of carpentry professionals is shrinking in Texas. There were 3,580 less carpentry professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% decline in the field. 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 Texas

$43,513 $44,860 $54,320 $47,323 $47,993
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Carpentry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of carpentry professionals is declining, the salaries paid to carpentry professionals are increasing in Texas. The mean salary for carpentry professionals in 2006 was $43,513 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $47,993 per year.

Salary percentiles for Carpentry professionals in Texas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Texas, 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 192%

Average Salaries for Carpentry professionals and related professions in Texas


In Texas, carpentry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited carpentry schools in Texas is increasing. In 2006 there were 59 carpentry graduates from carpentry courses in Texas and in 2010 there were 156 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of carpentry school degree or certificate graduates in Texas by 164%. A majority of these graduates, or 71%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in carpentry.

Carpentry Faculty Salaries in Texas

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