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Construction Trades Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 128 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in AR.

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.

Construction Trades Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Construction Trades Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Arkansas

There are 48,320 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

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.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

34% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $8,295. 90% of students get financical aid.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,676 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $4,684. 57% of the teachers are full time.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,269 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,399. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Arkansas Tech University

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,362. 100% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,350 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.50%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,836.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,562 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,383 Total Students

33% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,316. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,519 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,702. Graduates earn an average $20,600 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

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 12% $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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