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Construction Trades Schools in Louisiana

1,113 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Construction Trades is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Construction Trades Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a construction trades grad in the state is $47,370, compared to a typical salary of $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

250 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,733 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. A typical student attending Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus will pay a net price of $6,827. The full-time teacher rate is 60%.

249 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,459 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. In their early career, SOWELA grads earn an average salary of $28,700.

216 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,688 Total Students

59% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,920.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,242 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 47%. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending BRCC will pay a net price of $8,768.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,258 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,272.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,282 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. Graduates earn an average $23,100 after graduation.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,161 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. 39% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Fletcher Technical Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,400.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,030 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. The full-time teacher rate is 52%.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,371 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,516. 59% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $28,100 after graduation.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,815 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. A typical student attending LDCC will pay a net price of $10,407. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

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 8% $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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