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Construction Trades Schools in Georgia

1,195 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

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.

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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%
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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.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a construction trades grad in the state is $41,760, compared to a typical salary of $47,630 nationwide.

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

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,237 Total Students

In their early career, Augusta Technical College grads earn an average salary of $22,100. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,797 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 32%. This public school has an average net price of $2,086.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,244 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,000 a year.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,697 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 41%. Graduates earn an average $19,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,973 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $393. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,079 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $21,500 after graduation. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,539 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,213. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. In their early career, GTC grads earn an average salary of $28,600.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,003 Total Students

The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,377. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,117 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,498 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average 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 11% $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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