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General Construction Trades Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 654 students earned their General Construction Trades degrees in IL.

In terms of popularity, General Construction Trades is the 15th most popular major in the state out of a total 176 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 34.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.4%
  • White: 44.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
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Jobs for General Construction Trades Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 10,340 people employed in jobs related to a general construction trades degree, compared to 598,210 nationwide.

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Wages for General Construction Trades Jobs in Illinois

In this state, general construction trades grads earn an average of $82,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,540.

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There are 14 colleges in Illinois that offer general construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 14 below:

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon
510 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,466 Total Students

59% of the teachers are full time. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

#2

Triton College

River Grove
110 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,571 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.

#3

South Suburban College

South Holland
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,066 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,671. 96% of students get financical aid. 31% of the teachers are full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,508 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,000 after graduation. 25% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,719 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $1,682. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 8%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
472 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,318 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,688. 31% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

#8

Parkland College

Champaign
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,510 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,249. 42% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,413 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,404. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $24,400 after graduation.

#8

Kaskaskia College

Centralia
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,248 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

#8

John A Logan College

Carterville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,744 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,658. 72% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,500 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
797 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,600 a year. 16% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Wabash Valley College

Mount Carmel
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,646 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 33%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,092 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 52% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

General Construction Trades Careers in IL

Some of the careers general construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 9% $84,730

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