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Construction Trades Schools in New York

1,346 students earned Construction Trades degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Construction Trades is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 16.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.0%
  • White: 34.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 28.8%
Construction Trades Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in New York

373,230 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a construction trades grad in the state is $61,020, compared to a typical salary of $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in New York that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Apex Technical School

Long Island City
633 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,288 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $16,577. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Berk Trade and Business School

Long Island City
261 Degrees in Major Awarded
261 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,896 Total Students

80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,737 Total Students

The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at Alfred State. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%.

#5

SUNY Delhi

Delhi
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
3,232 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,066. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at SUNY Delhi. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,529 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 32% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,028. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
427 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

SUNY Canton

Canton
17 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,213 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,728. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,317 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. A typical student attending MVCC will pay a net price of $7,429. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
2,986 Total Students

A typical student attending Morrisville State College will pay a net price of $17,469. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Construction Trades Careers in NY

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 105% $46,700
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 24% $54,890
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 20% $67,120
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 20% $39,670
Civil Engineering Technicians 18% $60,260
Earth Drillers 17% $58,760
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 16% $54,750
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 16% $89,770
Stonemasons 16% $32,760
Glaziers 15% $55,760
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 14% $72,100
Mechanical Insulation Workers 14% $71,690
Roofers 14% $54,870
Carpet Installers 14% $33,800
Construction and Building Inspectors 14% $62,160
Electricians 13% $70,990
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 13% $71,670
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 12% $81,670
Maintenance and Repair Workers 12% $43,430
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 12% $77,820
Floor Layers 11% $45,180
Tile and Marble Setters 11% $52,260
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 10% $74,960
Carpenters 9% $54,820
Construction and Maintenance Painters 9% $43,670
Paperhangers 8% $43,630
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 8% $0
Insulation Workers 6% $36,890
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 5% $41,010

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Personal & Culinary Services 7,657
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 2,028
Transportation & Materials Moving 842
Precision Production 487

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