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Construction Trades Schools in Mississippi

638 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

A Construction Trades major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 35.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 58.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.7%
Construction Trades Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Mississippi

There are 42,340 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a construction trades grad in the state is $37,240, compared to a typical salary of $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,521 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,100 a year. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,950 Total Students

66% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $7,677. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,496 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $5,024. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,000 Total Students

In their early career, EMCC grads earn an average salary of $21,200. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 44% of the teachers are full time.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,930 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,465. In their early career, ICC grads earn an average salary of $22,600.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,836 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,373 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,905. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,494 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 68%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
688 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,420.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,025 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, SMCC grads earn an average salary of $21,600. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Construction Trades Careers in MS

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 15% $44,110
Earth Drillers 14% $37,820
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 10% $29,460
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8% $45,340
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 8% $28,140
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators 7% $44,050
Maintenance and Repair Workers 6% $30,760
Construction and Building Inspectors 6% $46,340
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 6% $63,270
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 6% $60,150
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 6% $39,940
Electricians 6% $50,400
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 5% $55,900
Mechanical Insulation Workers 4% $33,050
Roofers 4% $29,300
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 4% $34,400
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 3% $35,390
Construction and Maintenance Painters 3% $32,660
Civil Engineering Technicians 3% $37,160
Glaziers 3% $34,790
Carpenters 2% $36,770
Stonemasons 0% $0
Tile and Marble Setters 0% $34,430
Insulation Workers -6% $0
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers -6% $32,600

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Personal & Culinary Services 1,227
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 1,161
Precision Production 957
Transportation & Materials Moving 921

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