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Construction Trades Schools in Kentucky

3,514 Construction Trades students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Construction Trades is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 89.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 79,690 people employed in jobs related to a construction trades degree, compared to 5,877,640 nationwide.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Kentucky

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $44,300 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

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There are 17 colleges in Kentucky that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

490 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,648 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. 91% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,800.

485 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,004 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,400 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

412 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,763 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 90%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,455. Graduates earn an average $25,400 after graduation.

303 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,143 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,502. In their early career, Bluegrass Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,800.

278 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,718 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. 88% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,966.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,560 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 96%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,543.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,644 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

228 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,598 Total Students

In their early career, ACTC grads earn an average salary of $22,800. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,604. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,327 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 96%. A typical student attending West Kentucky Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $4,330.

199 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,304 Total Students

In their early career, SKYCTC grads earn an average salary of $24,900. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,065.

Construction Trades Careers in KY

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 14% $43,850
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 12% $67,350
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 11% $53,210
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 10% $34,280
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 10% $43,410
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 10% $40,220
Maintenance and Repair Workers 9% $37,040
Construction and Building Inspectors 8% $52,070
Glaziers 7% $40,040
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 7% $59,970
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 6% $38,320
Carpet Installers 5% $43,550
Tile and Marble Setters 5% $37,740
Roofers 5% $39,410
Civil Engineering Technicians 4% $46,040
Mechanical Insulation Workers 4% $39,600
Carpenters 4% $43,050
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 4% $60,150
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 3% $42,210
Electricians 3% $52,150
Construction and Maintenance Painters 2% $35,290
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 0% $73,470
Earth Drillers 0% $39,790
Insulation Workers -6% $35,460
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers -7% $40,610
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters -7% $45,690

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 5,501
Precision Production 3,133
Personal & Culinary Services 1,546
Transportation & Materials Moving 339

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