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Construction Trades Schools in Nevada

340 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Nevada in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Construction Trades is the 4th most popular major out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 10.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 32.1%
  • White: 42.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
Construction Trades Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Nevada

There are 70,400 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Nevada

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $50,200. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Nevada that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

156 Degrees in Major Awarded
625 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
33,942 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,752. In their early career, CSN grads earn an average salary of $28,500.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,316 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 96%. A typical student attending Truckee Meadows Community College will pay a net price of $8,072. In their early career, Truckee Meadows Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,600.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
3,852 Total Students

A typical student attending Great Basin College will pay a net price of $7,502. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,600 a year.


Western Nevada College

Carson City
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,702 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,960. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

Construction Trades Careers in NV

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 36% $50,200
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 33% $34,450
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 32% $46,790
Glaziers 31% $42,690
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 31% $51,130
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 30% $75,220
Mechanical Insulation Workers 30% $85,110
Roofers 29% $42,460
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 28% $66,740
Electricians 27% $59,210
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 27% $44,520
Tile and Marble Setters 27% $45,280
Stonemasons 25% $57,930
Carpenters 24% $48,730
Carpet Installers 22% $49,450
Construction and Building Inspectors 22% $70,040
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 21% $70,040
Civil Engineering Technicians 21% $54,890
Maintenance and Repair Workers 20% $42,940
Construction and Maintenance Painters 19% $42,500
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 18% $45,070
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 18% $41,430
Earth Drillers 17% $56,070
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 16% $37,720
Floor Layers 14% $46,850
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 0% $70,620

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Personal & Culinary Services 1,320
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 847
Precision Production 292
Transportation & Materials Moving 12

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