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Construction Trades Schools in Alabama

511 Construction Trades students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Construction Trades is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a construction trades major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of construction trades majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 42.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 53.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 1.4%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 75,930 people employed in jobs related to a construction trades degree, compared to 5,877,640 nationwide.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Alabama

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $40,340 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

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There are 15 colleges in Alabama that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

140 Degrees in Major Awarded
485 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 98% of the teachers are full time. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,787 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,300 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,315 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,361. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $24,000 after graduation.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,512 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,999. In their early career, NW-SCC grads earn an average salary of $23,300.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,529 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,114. 54% of the teachers are full time. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,478 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Wallace, Dothan grads earn an average salary of $21,400.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,375 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,299. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,599 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,200 a year. 83% of students get financical aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
514 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $23,079.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,201 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,361. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,700 a year.

Construction Trades Careers in AL

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Rotary Drill Operators 20% $38,340
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 13% $68,420
Floor Layers 13% $32,330
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 13% $51,620
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 12% $48,670
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 11% $43,390
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 11% $44,880
Tile and Marble Setters 11% $37,200
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 9% $36,260
Roofers 9% $34,360
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 9% $57,070
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 8% $37,360
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 8% $61,290
Glaziers 8% $35,620
Maintenance and Repair Workers 8% $35,700
Construction and Building Inspectors 7% $55,120
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 7% $39,080
Electricians 7% $45,930
Construction and Maintenance Painters 6% $35,740
Carpenters 6% $39,040
Earth Drillers 5% $36,670
Civil Engineering Technicians 4% $37,920
Insulation Workers 4% $36,020
Mechanical Insulation Workers 3% $41,700
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 3% $32,930
Stonemasons 0% $42,040
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 0% $36,090
Paperhangers 0% $38,580

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to construction trades.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 2,184
Precision Production 1,686
Personal & Culinary Services 1,126
Transportation & Materials Moving 436

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