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Construction Trades Schools in Alaska

In 2018-2019, 48 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in AK.

As a degree choice, Construction Trades is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.5%
  • White: 31.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 52.1%

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Alaska

15,040 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.


Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Alaska

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $63,620. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.


There are 3 colleges in Alaska that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
233 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. A typical student attending Ilisagvik College will pay a net price of $8,806.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,179 Total Students

In their early career, UAF grads earn an average salary of $30,700. The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at UAF. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
2,150 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

Construction Trades Careers in AK

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators 20% $55,150
Earth Drillers 20% $56,310
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 11% $55,430
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 8% $46,090
Insulation Workers 8% $56,990
Glaziers 7% $60,720
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 6% $65,610
Rotary Drill Operators 5% $72,340
Carpenters 4% $65,350
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 4% $88,350
Construction and Maintenance Painters 4% $55,650
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 4% $89,250
Maintenance and Repair Workers 4% $48,640
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 3% $89,740
Electricians 2% $76,440
Tile and Marble Setters 0% $0
Floor Layers 0% $0
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 0% $63,330
Mechanical Insulation Workers 0% $59,840
Carpet Installers 0% $38,930
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 0% $49,250
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 0% $66,390
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 0% $74,570
Roofers 0% $48,480
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 0% $0
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 0% $71,710
Construction and Building Inspectors -3% $80,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 200
Precision Production 87
Transportation & Materials Moving 72
Personal & Culinary Services 59

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