Woodworking

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2020
609
declining 16.9%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$4,167
growing 8.67%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$47,352
growing 7.5%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Woodworking degree recipients are Tempe, AZ, Baytown, TX, and Lakewood, CO. The locations with a relatively high number of Woodworking degree recipients are Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA, Ballard, UT, and Muscle Shoals, AL. The most common degree awarded to students studying Woodworking is a 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate.

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Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Woodworking and the types of students that study this field. Rio Salado College awards the most degrees in Woodworking in the US, but North Bennet Street School and Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Woodworking.

Tuition costs for Woodworking majors are, on average, $4,167 for in-state public colleges, and $47,352 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Woodworking programs are Public, 2-year institutions (51 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 2-year (400 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Woodworking

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Woodworking, is Public, 2-year (400 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Woodworking programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$4,167
Median In-State Public
$47,352
Median Out of State Private

Rio Salado College has the most Woodworking degree recipients, with 49 degrees awarded in 2020.

The following bar chart shows the state tuition for the top 5 institutions with the most degrees awarded in Woodworking.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Woodworking programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, North Bennet Street School has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Woodworking, with 64.3%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Woodworking

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Woodworking by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest growth in degrees awarded for Woodworking.

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geosearchDiversity

Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Precision Production in the United States.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate. Male employees are more likely to hold Precision Production degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Precision Production (387 students).

Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Woodworking are 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate, Associates Degree, and Bachelors Degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (84.4%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

This chart shows the granted degrees by sex at the 5 institutions that graduate the most students in Woodworking.

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    387 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    69 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    65 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Woodworking for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. White Male
    79 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    15 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    13 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Woodworking. White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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predictive-analysisSkills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Woodworking field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Woodworking majors need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Woodworking majors need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Equipment Selection.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Woodworking majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Repairing is very distinctive for majors, but the Critical Thinking, Active Listening, and Operation Monitoring are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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