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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.

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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%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Indiana

There are 128,210 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 Indiana

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

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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

74% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year. 28% of the teachers are full time.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
940 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,880. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 90%.

#3

Vincennes University

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

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Vincennes University will pay a net price of $10,929. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time.

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 13% $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

View all majors related to Construction Trades

View Nationwide Construction Trades Report

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