Louisiana Carpentry Schools and Training Programs

Career Information for Carpenters in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Carpenters in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lake Charles, Baton Rouge and Alexandria
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette, Monroe and New Orleans
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport

Salaries for Carpenters in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lake Charles

Schools for Carpenters in Louisiana are listed below.

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More Louisiana Carpentry Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City Associate 4,986
Louisiana Tech University Ruston Doctorate 10,564
Louisiana Technical College-Lafourche Campus Thibodaux Associate 424
Louisiana Technical College-Northwest Louisiana Campus Minden Associate 741
Louisiana Technical College-Ruston Campus Ruston Associate 126
Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport-Bossier Campus Shreveport Associate 1,160
Louisiana Technical College-Sullivan Campus Bogalusa Associate 1,080
Louisiana Technical College-Tallulah Campus Tallulah Associate 420
Louisiana Technical College-Teche Area Campus New Iberia Associate 507
Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus Harvey Associate 564
Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus Morgan City Associate 964
Nunez Community College Chalmette Associate 1,442
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Carpenters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Carpenters relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Alexandria 290 $34130 1
Baton Rouge 3450 $37780 1.9
Hammond 100 $37090 0.54
Houma 500 $31530 1.11
Thibodaux 500 $31530 1.11
Lafayette 1080 $35530 1.08
Lake Charles 1460 $42010 3.25
Monroe 390 $31400 1.1
New Orleans 2760 $38050 1.07
Metairie 2760 $38050 1.07
Shreveport 850 $33770 1.01
Bossier City 850 $33770 1.01
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