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Construction Trades Schools in Michigan

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

In terms of popularity, Construction Trades is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Michigan, 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 Michigan is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 81.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Michigan

161,090 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 Michigan

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $45,170. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.

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There are 18 colleges in Michigan that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,978 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 65% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $25,400 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $2,062.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,487 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,327. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,673 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 13% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
198 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,000 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,596. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
7,732 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

#6

Delta College

University Center
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,819 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,141 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
49,809 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $41,600 after graduation.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,579 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,109. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. 80% of students get financical aid.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,628 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,164. 38% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Macomb Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,600.

Construction Trades Careers in MI

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Civil Engineering Technicians 15% $55,010
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 14% $46,350
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 13% $67,050
Earth Drillers 12% $38,650
Construction and Building Inspectors 12% $55,810
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 11% $55,360
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 11% $76,120
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 10% $44,240
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 10% $63,310
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 10% $36,930
Glaziers 10% $43,450
Roofers 10% $39,840
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 9% $39,920
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 9% $54,230
Tile and Marble Setters 9% $45,060
Carpet Installers 9% $35,520
Maintenance and Repair Workers 8% $35,360
Floor Layers 8% $43,610
Carpenters 8% $45,410
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 7% $65,750
Electricians 7% $59,940
Construction and Maintenance Painters 5% $37,660
Insulation Workers 0% $34,470
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 0% $39,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Personal & Culinary Services 3,294
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 1,659
Transportation & Materials Moving 847
Precision Production 815

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