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Construction Trades Schools in Missouri

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

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

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 7.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 82.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Construction Trades Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Missouri

104,150 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a construction trades grad in the state is $51,770, compared to a typical salary of $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Missouri that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,471 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $8,577. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
1,698 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 57%. Graduates earn an average $39,100 after graduation.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,157 Total Students

77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. In their early career, Saint Louis Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,400.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,221 Total Students

A typical student attending OTC will pay a net price of $7,669. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $24,600 after graduation.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,351 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,337. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,000 a year.

#6

Mineral Area College

Park Hills
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,885 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $8,260.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
247 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 8.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,731 Total Students

In their early career, State Fair Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,100. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending State Fair Community College will pay a net price of $4,723.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
108 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,445. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 4 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,000 a year.

#10

Park University

Parkville
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
11,415 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at Park University. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,185.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
87 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,816. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 2 to 1.

Construction Trades Careers in MO

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 43% $38,970
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 17% $55,200
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 17% $62,350
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 15% $51,410
Floor Layers 14% $42,380
Roofers 13% $48,400
Construction and Building Inspectors 13% $50,190
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 13% $67,840
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 12% $66,950
Tile and Marble Setters 12% $47,570
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 12% $55,910
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 12% $34,490
Glaziers 12% $55,170
Earth Drillers 12% $46,630
Carpenters 11% $54,370
Civil Engineering Technicians 10% $49,250
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 10% $37,530
Electricians 10% $63,290
Carpet Installers 10% $45,020
Mechanical Insulation Workers 9% $64,280
Stonemasons 9% $36,790
Maintenance and Repair Workers 8% $36,160
Construction and Maintenance Painters 8% $50,280
Paperhangers 7% $36,540
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 5% $59,650
Insulation Workers 4% $40,730
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 4% $40,280
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 2% $73,390
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 0% $60,200
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers -15% $34,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Personal & Culinary Services 1,579
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 1,144
Transportation & Materials Moving 668
Precision Production 534

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