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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.

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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%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Florida

There are 394,550 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Florida

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $39,360. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.

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

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
811 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,940. 68% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,207 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.40%. An average student at South Florida Institute of Technology will pay a net price of $8,651.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,777 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year. 27% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
22,404 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
739 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 50% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. A typical student attending Fort Myers Technical College will pay a net price of $5,440.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,833 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 43% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,000 a year.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $18,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
65 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,066. In their early career, CBT College - Cutler Bay grads earn an average salary of $21,600.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
742 Total Students

39% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. A typical student attending Pinellas Technical College -St. Petersburg will pay a net price of $15,972.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
31,289 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 8.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $27,100 after graduation.

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 27% $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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