Carpentry Technology Performance Measures

CARP Program Performance Measures


Internal Key Performance Indicators (SOURCES: Internal data collections, and Post-Graduate Surveys)

 Note: CARP is the abbreviation for Carpentry Technology; a two-year associate degreed program of study.

Key Performance Indicators

Class '11 Class '12 Class '13 Class '14 Class '15 Class '16
Progression Rate 63.2% 74.5% 86.5% 78.6% 76.7% 75.0%
Graduation Rate 50.0% 68.6% 78.4% 66.7% 65.1% 65.0%
Post Graduate Survey Response Rate 58.8% 82.9% 86.2% 89.3% 89.3% 64.0%
Placement Rate 100% 96.6% 100% 92.0% 100% 89.0%
Employed Full Time Within Major 90.0% 82.8% 76.0% 80.0% 88.0% 83.0%
Employed Full Time Outside Major 0.0% 10.3% 4.0% 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
Graduate Satisfaction Excellent Good Good Good Good Good
Rate of Respondents to Salary Inquiry 50.0% 44.8% 44.0% 52.0% 60.0% 77.78%
Annual Median Starting Salary $23,700 $33,000 $32,000 $32,500 $32,500 $32,500
Reported Hourly Rate $11.39 $15.87 $15.38 $15.63 $15.62 $15.62
Reported Salary Range (Lowest-Highest) $19,000-
$45,000
$25,000-
$60,000
$27,000-
$43,000
$22,500-
$47,500
$20,000-
$39,999
$20,000-
$70,000+
  • Progression Rate reflects the continuous term-to-term persistence rate for certificate programs and the fall-to-fall retention rate for associate degree programs.
  • Graduation Rate reflects the number of freshmen who were officially enrolled in the fall semester and earned a certificate or degree within the expected timeframe.
  • Post Graduate Survey an annual on-line post graduate survey utilized by the college to gather vital information regarding career placement, starting salary, and level of satisfaction.

    • Post Graduate Survey Response RatePercentage of Graduates who responded to the Post-Graduate Survey. 
    • Placement Rate is the percent of graduate survey respondents who reported being employed or continued their education on a full-time basis.
    • Employed Full Time within Major - Percentage of graduates who reported being employed full-time within their field of study.  
    • Employed Full Time outside Major - Percentage of graduates who reported being employed full-time outside their field of study.
    • Graduate Satisfaction is the median graduate survey response evaluating the level of preparation for workforce entry (based on a 5-Item Likert Scale).
    • Rate of Respondents to Salary Inquiry - Percentage of Annual Post Graduate Survey respondents who returned salary information.
    • Annual Median Starting Salary is based on the graduate survey response to the request to identify a starting salary from a range of options. This graph shows the median first year annual salary. All calculations are based on the respondent’s self reported first year annual income. 
    • Reported Hourly Rate - determined by dividing the reported median salary by the number of hours in a traditional full-time work week (40), then the number of weeks in a year (52). 
    • Reported Salary Range -  Beginning with “less than $20,000” and increasing in $5,000 increments (i.e. $20,000-24,999) and ending with “more than $70,000, graduate survey respondents selected their 1st year annual salary range.