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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.

Construction Trades Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Construction Trades Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Kentucky

There are 79,690 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Kentucky

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

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

485 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,004 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

412 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,763 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $25,400 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

303 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,143 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,502. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

278 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,718 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 88%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,300 a year.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,560 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,644 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending SCC will pay a net price of $5,203.

228 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,598 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. In their early career, ACTC grads earn an average salary of $22,800.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,327 Total Students

96% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

199 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,304 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $24,900 after graduation. 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 10% $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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