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Construction Trades Schools in Tennessee

In 2018-2019, 413 students earned their Construction Trades degrees in TN.

As a degree choice, Construction Trades is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, 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 Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 81.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 2.2%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 101,460 people employed in jobs related to a construction trades degree, compared to 5,877,640 nationwide.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $39,600. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.

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There are 23 colleges in Tennessee that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
602 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,863. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
320 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. In their early career, TCAT - Oneida - Huntsville grads earn an average salary of $22,300. A typical student attending TCAT - Oneida - Huntsville will pay a net price of $4,918.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
912 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,675. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,400 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
909 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. In their early career, TCAT - Knoxville grads earn an average salary of $23,200. This public school has an average net price of $9,894.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,085 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 36%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
484 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,984.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
439 Total Students

In their early career, TCAT - Elizabethton grads earn an average salary of $25,200. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,968.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
562 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 92% of students get financical aid.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
252 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $11,161. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
847 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,946. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

Construction Trades Careers in TN

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 36% $39,360
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 25% $49,670
Stonemasons 22% $38,260
Mechanical Insulation Workers 22% $37,020
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 21% $47,170
Construction and Building Inspectors 18% $47,690
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 18% $37,030
Earth Drillers 17% $40,020
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 17% $33,210
Roofers 17% $32,780
Glaziers 16% $36,140
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 16% $46,780
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 15% $68,890
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 15% $35,090
Electricians 15% $49,260
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 14% $55,520
Tile and Marble Setters 13% $36,160
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 13% $62,670
Floor Layers 13% $31,940
Maintenance and Repair Workers 13% $36,780
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 12% $43,420
Carpenters 10% $38,740
Construction and Maintenance Painters 7% $34,070
Insulation Workers 7% $29,280
Floor Sanders and Finishers 6% $37,920
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 5% $39,810
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 0% $25,540
Paperhangers 0% $0
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 0% $67,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 2,954
Personal & Culinary Services 2,074
Precision Production 1,300
Transportation & Materials Moving 441

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