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Construction Trades Schools in Oregon

261 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Oregon in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Construction Trades is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.0%
  • White: 63.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 25.7%
Construction Trades Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Oregon

In this state, there are 79,520 people employed in jobs related to a construction trades degree, compared to 5,877,640 nationwide.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Oregon

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $53,140 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,064 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,900 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. 74% of students get financical aid.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,046 Total Students

A typical student attending Portland Community College will pay a net price of $8,505. 64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,800 a year.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,029 Total Students

A typical student attending Lane Community College will pay a net price of $6,009. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 43% of the teachers are full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,612 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,229. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,866 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $11,042.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,151 Total Students

82% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,099.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,559 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,228. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,800 a year. 29% of the teachers are full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,681 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 41%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. In their early career, BMCC grads earn an average salary of $26,300.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,703 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

Rogue Community College

Grants Pass
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,842 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 17% are considered full time. 82% of students get financical aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
445 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,175. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. 12% of the teachers are full time.

Construction Trades Careers in OR

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Stonemasons 40% $39,780
Glaziers 33% $47,480
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 32% $53,150
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 31% $46,740
Roofers 31% $37,950
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 30% $69,950
Floor Layers 30% $36,340
Carpenters 27% $45,590
Construction and Maintenance Painters 26% $35,550
Tile and Marble Setters 24% $49,070
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 24% $70,180
Carpet Installers 23% $45,460
Mechanical Insulation Workers 21% $91,020
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 21% $56,350
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 20% $73,120
Insulation Workers 18% $38,620
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 16% $54,570
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 14% $41,360
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 13% $48,690
Maintenance and Repair Workers 13% $37,090
Electricians 13% $70,970
Construction and Building Inspectors 12% $72,750
Civil Engineering Technicians 12% $62,620
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 11% $67,350
Earth Drillers 9% $52,540
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 3% $94,730

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

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Personal & Culinary Services 1,153
Precision Production 790
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 707
Transportation & Materials Moving 129

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