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Construction Trades Schools in Indiana

1,902 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Indiana in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Construction Trades is the 4th most popular major out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in IN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 72.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 16.9%
Construction Trades Majors in IN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Indiana

128,210 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. IN

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Indiana

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $45,030 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Indiana that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

1,775 Degrees in Major Awarded
72,689 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 74% of students receive it. 28% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
940 Total Students

90% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. In their early career, Lincoln Tech - Indianapolis grads earn an average salary of $29,200.


Vincennes University

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
19% Graduation Rate
17,239 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,929. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,500 a year. 89% of students get financical aid.

Construction Trades Careers in IN

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title IN Job Growth IN Median Salary
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 18% $58,010
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 17% $42,530
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 16% $38,090
Construction and Building Inspectors 14% $43,090
Civil Engineering Technicians 14% $56,660
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 13% $53,600
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 13% $43,860
Glaziers 12% $41,830
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 12% $52,740
Carpet Installers 12% $31,980
Roofers 11% $41,190
Mechanical Insulation Workers 11% $60,980
Floor Layers 11% $40,380
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 11% $62,520
Earth Drillers 11% $44,640
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 11% $38,550
Electricians 10% $56,990
Tile and Marble Setters 10% $36,490
Maintenance and Repair Workers 9% $38,800
Stonemasons 9% $49,900
Carpenters 9% $46,790
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 8% $60,550
Construction and Maintenance Painters 6% $39,960
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 4% $66,050
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 3% $44,760
Insulation Workers 2% $34,320
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 2% $44,830
Rotary Drill Operators 0% $71,540
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in IN
Personal & Culinary Services 1,931
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 1,859
Precision Production 1,091
Transportation & Materials Moving 287

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