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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.

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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%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 42,340 people employed in jobs related to a construction trades degree, compared to 5,877,640 nationwide.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Mississippi

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $37,240 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

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

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,827 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,086.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,954 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,677. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,536 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. 87% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,832 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,489.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 53%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, ICC grads earn an average salary of $22,600.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,157 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,538. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,500 a year.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,905. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $19,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,402 Total Students

A typical student attending MCC will pay a net price of $5,804. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
227 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 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
2,128 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Graduates earn an average $21,600 after graduation.

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 7% $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 -7% $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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