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

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

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 35.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.0%
  • White: 45.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Construction Trades Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Maryland

116,810 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Maryland

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $47,290 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
551 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,286. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Montgomery College

Rockville
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,260 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
875 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,926. The full-time teacher rate is 60%.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,129 Total Students

50% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Frederick Community College will pay a net price of $6,973. In their early career, Frederick Community College grads earn an average salary of $27,700.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,732 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,923. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,351 Total Students

24% of the teachers are full time. 49% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,110 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,268. 57% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 21%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,788 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 76% of students get financical aid.

#9

Cecil College

North East
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,377 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $8,919.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,126 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,767. The 7.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Construction Trades Careers in MD

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 14% $46,000
Terrazzo Workers and Finishers 13% $39,610
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 13% $45,390
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 12% $40,960
Construction and Maintenance Painters 11% $37,280
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 11% $68,500
Mechanical Insulation Workers 11% $44,740
Insulation Workers 10% $35,930
Glaziers 10% $49,800
Carpenters 10% $46,320
Electricians 10% $54,150
Roofers 10% $46,450
Floor Layers 10% $42,270
Carpet Installers 10% $34,900
Floor Sanders and Finishers 10% $38,510
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 10% $57,180
Stonemasons 10% $41,770
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 10% $54,030
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 9% $48,380
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 9% $48,470
Tile and Marble Setters 9% $41,120
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 8% $38,300
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 6% $66,340
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 6% $62,250
Construction and Building Inspectors 4% $58,830
Maintenance and Repair Workers 4% $42,240
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 3% $67,990
Earth Drillers 0% $42,480
Civil Engineering Technicians 0% $50,020
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 MD
Personal & Culinary Services 1,124
Transportation & Materials Moving 608
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 513
Precision Production 39

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