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Construction Trades Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 472 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in MI.

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.

Construction Trades Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Construction Trades Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Michigan

There are 161,090 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Michigan

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $45,170 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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 teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $2,062. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,487 Total Students

41% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,673 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,513. 13% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
198 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $15,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

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

The average student takes 4.65 years to complete their degree at Northern Michigan University. 72% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

Delta College

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,141 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. 41% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,228.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.39 years. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,984.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,579 Total Students

32% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,628 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 38% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 24%. Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation.

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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