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Construction Trades Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 828 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in NJ.

As a degree choice, Construction Trades is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 29.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 28.7%
  • White: 33.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.8%
Construction Trades Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in New Jersey

125,440 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in New Jersey

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $60,610. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in New Jersey that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

290 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,427 Total Students

In their early career, Lincoln Tech - Union grads earn an average salary of $29,200. 90% of students get financical aid. 29 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

133 Degrees in Major Awarded
847 Total Students

86% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. An average student at Lincoln Tech - Mahwah will pay a net price of $18,984.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
668 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $24,300 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,126.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
210 Total Students

An average student at National Career Institute will pay a net price of $17,064. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students get financical aid.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
177 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $12,437. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. In their early career, Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences grads earn an average salary of $27,100.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
364 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,000 a year. This public school has an average net price of $8,829.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
92 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Adult and Continuing Education - BCTS will pay a net price of $13,309. 97% of students get financical aid.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
105 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,900 a year. A typical student attending Union County Vocational Technical School will pay a net price of $7,412. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,793 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 53% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,128.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,489 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, Brookdale Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,600.

#10

Rowan University

Glassboro
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $25,529.

Construction Trades Careers in NJ

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 101% $44,000
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 19% $63,700
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 17% $53,680
Glaziers 16% $64,590
Roofers 15% $59,340
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 15% $90,570
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 15% $55,670
Carpet Installers 15% $51,120
Tile and Marble Setters 15% $48,440
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 14% $66,790
Electricians 13% $64,290
Mechanical Insulation Workers 12% $74,360
Earth Drillers 12% $57,460
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 10% $45,200
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 10% $75,060
Civil Engineering Technicians 10% $57,530
Carpenters 9% $58,190
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 8% $88,610
Maintenance and Repair Workers 7% $42,800
Construction and Maintenance Painters 7% $49,720
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 7% $73,690
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 5% $52,950
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 4% $55,380
Insulation Workers 4% $33,000
Construction and Building Inspectors 3% $64,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Personal & Culinary Services 3,070
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 1,246
Precision Production 229
Transportation & Materials Moving 64

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