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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.

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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%
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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.

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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.

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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

View all majors related to Construction Trades

View Nationwide Construction Trades Report

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