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Construction Trades Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 1,195 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in GA.

As a degree choice, Construction Trades is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 34.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
  • White: 51.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 2.2%
Construction Trades Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Georgia

There are 152,220 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Georgia

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $41,760 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Georgia that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,409 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 47%. In their early career, Augusta Technical College grads earn an average salary of $22,100. This public school has an average net price of $7,274.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,562 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,086.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,219 Total Students

A typical student attending CGTC will pay a net price of $2,427. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,612 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. A typical student attending North Georgia Technical College will pay a net price of $4,232.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,637 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $393. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,014 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Ogeechee Technical College will pay a net price of $1,395. In their early career, Ogeechee Technical College grads earn an average salary of $21,500.

#7

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,124 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, GTC grads earn an average salary of $28,600.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,817 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,083 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $2,564. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,467 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Coastal Pines Technical College will pay a net price of $2,276. The full-time teacher rate is 60%.

Construction Trades Careers in GA

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Rotary Drill Operators 57% $31,440
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 25% $34,910
Civil Engineering Technicians 17% $46,380
Earth Drillers 16% $31,990
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 16% $55,510
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 15% $46,650
Maintenance and Repair Workers 15% $35,590
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 15% $62,170
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 15% $62,760
Construction and Building Inspectors 14% $47,070
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 13% $37,780
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 13% $39,230
Carpenters 12% $38,910
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 12% $38,780
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 10% $37,120
Glaziers 10% $43,620
Carpet Installers 9% $35,050
Roofers 9% $35,800
Electricians 9% $48,800
Mechanical Insulation Workers 8% $40,310
Tile and Marble Setters 8% $32,440
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 7% $39,150
Floor Layers 5% $48,290
Construction and Maintenance Painters 4% $38,460
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 0% $0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 0% $58,280
Insulation Workers -5% $42,060
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers -5% $36,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 7,732
Personal & Culinary Services 5,697
Precision Production 3,280
Transportation & Materials Moving 1,795

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