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Construction Trades Schools in Iowa

454 Construction Trades students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Construction Trades is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.8%
  • White: 81.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
Construction Trades Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 61,710 people employed in jobs related to a construction trades degree, compared to 5,877,640 nationwide.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Iowa

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $43,920 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Iowa that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,747 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,000 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. 25% of the teachers are full time.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,931 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,674 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,449 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,405. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 33%.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,547 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,962 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 93% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,995.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,474 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 72% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,051 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,747. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,918 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 29%.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,548 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. In their early career, Southeastern Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,700. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,906 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $29,500 after graduation. A typical student attending Kirkwood Community College will pay a net price of $10,271.

Construction Trades Careers in IA

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Earth Drillers 23% $44,060
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 22% $42,880
Floor Sanders and Finishers 20% $0
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 18% $49,790
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 18% $51,460
Floor Layers 17% $54,470
Paperhangers 17% $0
Carpet Installers 17% $46,650
Stonemasons 17% $0
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 16% $39,860
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 16% $54,320
Tile and Marble Setters 16% $41,360
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 15% $39,000
Roofers 15% $37,490
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 15% $55,070
Mechanical Insulation Workers 14% $48,410
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 14% $60,500
Electricians 13% $54,010
Glaziers 13% $35,330
Carpenters 11% $41,240
Civil Engineering Technicians 11% $51,260
Maintenance and Repair Workers 10% $40,410
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 9% $72,580
Construction and Maintenance Painters 9% $40,880
Construction and Building Inspectors 8% $63,260
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 8% $64,480
Insulation Workers 6% $38,920
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 5% $34,050
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 0% $0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 1,082
Personal & Culinary Services 988
Precision Production 936
Transportation & Materials Moving 127

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