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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.

General Construction Trades Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
General Construction Trades Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

General Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for General Construction Trades Jobs in Illinois

General Construction Trades grads earn an average of $82,570 in the state and $70,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,809. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#2

Triton College

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

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

South Suburban College

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

This public school has an average net price of $4,671. 31% of the teachers are full time. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,508 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,650. Graduates earn an average $22,000 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,719 Total Students

In their early career, Frontier Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,700. This public school has an average net price of $1,682. The full-time teacher rate is 8%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
472 Total Students
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,318 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,688. Graduates earn an average $25,800 after graduation. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

Parkland College

Champaign
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,510 Total Students

In their early career, Parkland College grads earn an average salary of $25,400. 42% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,249.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,413 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $5,404. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#8

Kaskaskia College

Centralia
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,248 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#8

John A Logan College

Carterville
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,744 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 72% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,658.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
797 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 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

This public school has an average net price of $1,545. Graduates earn an average $25,000 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,092 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. A typical student attending Rock Valley College will pay a net price of $7,842.

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

View Nationwide General Construction Trades Report

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