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Construction Trades Schools in Nevada

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

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.


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%

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.


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.


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

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
33,942 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,316 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,072. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

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

75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.


Western Nevada College

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

74% of students get financical aid. 24% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,960.

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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