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Construction Trades Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 510 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in CT.

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

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.4%
  • White: 55.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Connecticut

51,720 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Connecticut

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $55,560. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.

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There are 6 colleges in Connecticut that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

290 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,944 Total Students

In their early career, Porter and Chester Institute grads earn an average salary of $31,100. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,076. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
730 Total Students

An average student at Lincoln Tech - Shelton will pay a net price of $19,277. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
542 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,099.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
87 Total Students

79% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,769.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
978 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $20,490. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
342 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $24,852. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,600 a year. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Construction Trades Careers in CT

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Earth Drillers 40% $46,000
Floor Sanders and Finishers 14% $0
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 11% $61,060
Paperhangers 10% $0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 8% $55,380
Maintenance and Repair Workers 8% $46,340
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 7% $64,940
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 7% $76,660
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 7% $74,600
Construction and Building Inspectors 7% $65,870
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 7% $53,460
Tile and Marble Setters 7% $47,460
Carpenters 7% $56,390
Civil Engineering Technicians 6% $68,290
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 6% $50,720
Glaziers 6% $56,640
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 6% $53,330
Roofers 6% $54,390
Electricians 5% $58,890
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 5% $83,570
Construction and Maintenance Painters 4% $45,950
Mechanical Insulation Workers 4% $67,480
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 0% $53,550
Insulation Workers -4% $38,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Transportation & Materials Moving 1,427
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 920
Personal & Culinary Services 734
Precision Production 489

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