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Construction Trades Schools in Arkansas

128 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 3.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.4%
  • White: 82.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.7%

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 48,320 people employed in jobs related to a construction trades degree, compared to 5,877,640 nationwide.


Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a construction trades grad in the state is $39,780, compared to a typical salary of $47,630 nationwide.


There are 8 colleges in Arkansas that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,151 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $8,295.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,676 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 95% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Northark grads earn an average salary of $23,000.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,269 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,399. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time.


Arkansas Tech University

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.63 years to graduate. 95% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending ATU will pay a net price of $12,362.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,350 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. In their early career, East Arkansas Community College grads earn an average salary of $17,900. The 9.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,562 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,826.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,383 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,800 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 33% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,519 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,702. In their early career, UA Cossatot grads earn an average salary of $20,600. 50% of the teachers are full time.

Construction Trades Careers in AR

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 21% $30,500
Mechanical Insulation Workers 18% $36,680
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 17% $41,340
Tile and Marble Setters 17% $32,430
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 16% $39,140
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 15% $44,730
Roofers 14% $30,760
Civil Engineering Technicians 14% $47,180
Glaziers 14% $33,980
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 14% $35,930
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 13% $51,620
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 13% $34,320
Construction and Building Inspectors 13% $45,440
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 13% $29,560
Floor Sanders and Finishers 11% $33,590
Carpenters 11% $35,430
Electricians 11% $43,140
Carpet Installers 11% $32,060
Maintenance and Repair Workers 10% $31,070
Construction and Maintenance Painters 10% $34,060
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 10% $57,280
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 8% $40,930
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 8% $68,670
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1% $36,180
Rotary Drill Operators 0% $43,400
Insulation Workers 0% $37,480
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators 0% $39,750

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 1,779
Personal & Culinary Services 1,557
Precision Production 1,451
Transportation & Materials Moving 353

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