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Pickaway-Ross CTC’s Commercial Carpentry Program Sets New Records: Over 21,000 Hours Worked and $405,000 Earned


The Commercial Carpentry program at Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center (CTC) has achieved remarkable success this school year, with its senior class collectively logging an impressive 21,034.88 hours of work and earning a staggering $405,231.55. This achievement marks a new record for both hours worked and dollars earned within the program.

The accomplishment was proudly shared by Pickaway-Ross CTC, showcasing the dedication and hard work of its senior students in the Class of 2024. The program’s success is substantiated by a screenshot from a Google Sheet, meticulously tracking the hours and pay submitted by seniors throughout the academic year.

The seniors, upon graduation, enter the workforce with a commendable starting wage ranging between $18 to $20 per hour. As they gain experience and tenure with their contractors, their pay scales accordingly, providing a promising trajectory for financial growth. Many of the graduating seniors who remained employed throughout the school year earned between $25,000 to $30,000, an impressive feat for high school students.

Notably, the recent signing day for junior students with contractors revealed an encouraging starting wage averaging between $20 to $23 per hour. With similar prospects for upward mobility as they accumulate experience, the Commercial Carpentry program continues to offer promising career pathways for its students.

The success of Pickaway-Ross CTC’s Commercial Carpentry Program underscores the lucrative opportunities available in the commercial construction industry. With Ohio’s commercial construction sector thriving and showing no signs of slowing down in the foreseeable future, students are presented with a golden opportunity to embark on a financially rewarding career path.

For those interested in exploring the Commercial Carpentry Program or seeking further information on how to enroll, Pickaway-Ross CTC encourages prospective students to reach out for more details.