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Construction Trades Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 1,113 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in LA.

A Construction Trades major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 32.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 50.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 10.5%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Louisiana

106,150 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Louisiana

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $47,370 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

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There are 13 colleges in Louisiana that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

250 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,674 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,827. The full-time teacher rate is 60%.

249 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,058 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,700 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,817. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

216 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,527 Total Students

70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 59% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,920.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,116 Total Students

In their early career, BRCC grads earn an average salary of $24,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 29 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,272.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,698 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,153. Graduates earn an average $23,100 after graduation. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,304 Total Students

In their early career, Fletcher Technical Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,400. 86% of students get financical aid. 39% of the teachers are full time.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,108 Total Students

A typical student attending NLTCC will pay a net price of $7,880. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,122 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,516. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. 90% of students get financical aid.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,522 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 57% of the teachers are full time.

Construction Trades Careers in LA

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 17% $42,130
Civil Engineering Technicians 14% $50,180
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 13% $54,980
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 13% $30,890
Floor Layers 12% $46,470
Construction and Building Inspectors 12% $53,550
Maintenance and Repair Workers 10% $34,760
Earth Drillers 10% $46,960
Rotary Drill Operators 10% $48,940
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 10% $61,430
Carpet Installers 9% $36,320
Tile and Marble Setters 9% $34,110
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8% $54,440
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators 8% $45,770
Roofers 6% $33,020
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 6% $40,220
Electricians 5% $50,480
Glaziers 5% $39,530
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 5% $62,150
Construction and Maintenance Painters 4% $40,280
Mechanical Insulation Workers 4% $46,140
Carpenters 3% $44,410
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 2% $53,650
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 2% $0
Insulation Workers -6% $40,560
Signal and Track Switch Repairers -7% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Personal & Culinary Services 4,146
Precision Production 2,938
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 1,888
Transportation & Materials Moving 394

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