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Construction Trades Schools in Connecticut

510 Construction Trades students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Construction Trades Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

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.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

Graduates earn an average $31,100 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,076.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
730 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,500 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Lincoln Tech - Shelton will pay a net price of $19,277. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
542 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,099. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, Lincoln Tech - New Britain grads earn an average salary of $29,500.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
87 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. In their early career, Industrial Management Training Institute grads earn an average salary of $37,200. The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
978 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
342 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $29,600 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid.

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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