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Construction Trades Schools in Florida

1,241 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

A Construction Trades major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 18.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 30.3%
  • White: 44.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 4.3%
Construction Trades Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 394,550 people employed in jobs related to a construction trades degree, compared to 5,877,640 nationwide.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Florida

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $39,360 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 52 colleges in Florida that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
904 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 68% of students get financical aid. The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,424 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $8,651. The 9.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,700 a year.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,388 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 27% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,183 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,645.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,092 Total Students

50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Fort Myers Technical College will pay a net price of $5,440.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,801 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,384. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,000 a year. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
222 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
69 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 9.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $21,600 after graduation.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
474 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 39% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Pinellas Technical College -St. Petersburg will pay a net price of $15,972.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,816 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $2,954. 72% of students get financical aid.

Construction Trades Careers in FL

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 94% $35,920
Terrazzo Workers and Finishers 34% $42,370
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 33% $54,100
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 32% $41,510
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 32% $35,900
Tile and Marble Setters 30% $34,590
Roofers 29% $33,800
Floor Layers 28% $34,120
Glaziers 28% $36,870
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 28% $58,400
Rotary Drill Operators 27% $41,030
Stonemasons 27% $36,630
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 27% $39,840
Carpet Installers 26% $30,680
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 26% $42,130
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 24% $35,810
Carpenters 24% $38,760
Mechanical Insulation Workers 23% $37,060
Earth Drillers 23% $37,930
Civil Engineering Technicians 22% $49,640
Construction and Maintenance Painters 22% $34,260
Construction and Building Inspectors 21% $57,910
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 20% $40,590
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 20% $35,030
Electricians 20% $42,570
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 20% $36,350
Insulation Workers 20% $35,390
Maintenance and Repair Workers 17% $33,600
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 17% $58,220
Paperhangers 15% $35,750
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 12% $50,940
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Personal & Culinary Services 11,013
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 6,504
Transportation & Materials Moving 3,783
Precision Production 1,972

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