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Construction Trades Schools in Arizona

1,103 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 Arizona, a construction trades major is more popular with men than with women.

Construction Trades Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 10.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 27.3%
  • White: 46.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 14.9%
Construction Trades Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Arizona

There are 124,050 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Arizona

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $45,220 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Arizona that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

435 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,500 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it.

261 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,103 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 84% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Rio Salado College will pay a net price of $6,964.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,027 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 49% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,793 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. A typical student attending Pinal County Community College will pay a net price of $4,903. In their early career, Pinal County Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,600.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,008 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,444. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 51% of the teachers are full time.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,512 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 70% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 27%.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,067 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,131. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,672 Total Students

A typical student attending Cochise College will pay a net price of $6,313. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,585 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Chandler-Gilbert Community College grads earn an average salary of $32,200. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,351 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. In their early career, Mesa Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,600.

Construction Trades Careers in AZ

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 38% $43,970
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 36% $41,720
Glaziers 35% $43,160
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 34% $45,860
Stonemasons 34% $32,490
Roofers 32% $35,590
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 30% $60,420
Electricians 29% $46,620
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 26% $47,790
Insulation Workers 26% $43,210
Tile and Marble Setters 25% $42,220
Carpet Installers 24% $35,010
Rotary Drill Operators 23% $45,000
Floor Sanders and Finishers 23% $0
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 22% $45,890
Carpenters 21% $41,010
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 21% $40,250
Construction and Maintenance Painters 20% $35,730
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 20% $37,930
Floor Layers 19% $45,340
Maintenance and Repair Workers 18% $35,360
Earth Drillers 17% $51,270
Mechanical Insulation Workers 17% $56,290
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 16% $61,230
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 16% $33,690
Civil Engineering Technicians 16% $54,420
Paperhangers 13% $34,140
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 13% $56,670
Construction and Building Inspectors 12% $55,010
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 12% $86,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 4,879
Personal & Culinary Services 3,042
Precision Production 1,159
Transportation & Materials Moving 477

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