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Construction Trades Schools in Rhode Island

In 2018-2019, 71 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in RI.

A Construction Trades major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.9%
  • White: 47.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 35.2%

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Rhode Island

There are 17,700 people in the state and 5,877,640 people in the nation working in construction trades jobs.


Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $51,090. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.


There are 2 colleges in Rhode Island that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,516 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,200 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
73 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,300 after graduation. 100% of students get financical aid. An average student at MTTI will pay a net price of $20,857.

Construction Trades Careers in RI

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 21% $0
Carpenters 21% $47,170
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 14% $74,830
Electricians 14% $59,070
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 12% $75,700
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 10% $42,430
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 10% $43,290
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 9% $39,280
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 9% $73,280
Maintenance and Repair Workers 9% $43,890
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 7% $0
Construction and Building Inspectors 5% $61,180
Civil Engineering Technicians 3% $54,100
Construction and Maintenance Painters 3% $41,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Personal & Culinary Services 982
Transportation & Materials Moving 367
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 235
Precision Production 47

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