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Construction Trades Schools in Alabama

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

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

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Construction Trades Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Alabama

There are 75,930 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Alabama

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,345. 98% of the teachers are full time.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,787 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,300 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,617.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,315 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,000 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,361. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,512 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,999. In their early career, NW-SCC grads earn an average salary of $23,300. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,529 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,114. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $19,500 a year.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,478 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $1,277. In their early career, Wallace, Dothan grads earn an average salary of $21,400. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,375 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,299. 41% of the teachers are full time. 18 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. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,200 a year.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
514 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,200 a year.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,201 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid.

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 12% $32,330
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 12% $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 10% $37,200
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 9% $36,260
Roofers 8% $34,360
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 8% $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 6% $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 2% $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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