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Construction Trades Schools in Utah

485 students earned Construction Trades degrees in Utah in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 79.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Construction Trades Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Utah

76,440 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Utah

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $44,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Utah that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,222 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 32% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $15,500 after graduation.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,491 Total Students

A typical student attending Ogden-Weber Tech College will pay a net price of $862. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 49% of students get financical aid.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,047 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 42% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,706 Total Students

58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year.

#6

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $7,561. The full-time teacher rate is 22%.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,352 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 34% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $27,200 after graduation.

#9

Dixie Technical College

Saint George
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
767 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid.

#10

Snow College

Ephraim
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,383 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

Construction Trades Careers in UT

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 52% $37,960
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 50% $44,100
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 49% $40,830
Roofers 48% $37,840
Glaziers 47% $44,460
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 46% $52,990
Stonemasons 46% $44,590
Tile and Marble Setters 44% $43,770
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 44% $48,350
Floor Layers 43% $36,110
Carpenters 43% $41,400
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 41% $59,250
Insulation Workers 41% $34,290
Carpet Installers 40% $33,350
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 38% $42,600
Rotary Drill Operators 38% $58,180
Construction and Maintenance Painters 36% $34,130
Mechanical Insulation Workers 35% $37,560
Electricians 35% $55,440
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 35% $40,060
Construction and Building Inspectors 34% $57,340
Civil Engineering Technicians 34% $52,320
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators 31% $44,730
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 29% $39,390
Maintenance and Repair Workers 28% $37,550
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 26% $63,580
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 19% $0
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 18% $81,770
Earth Drillers 4% $43,190
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 0% $52,190

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Personal & Culinary Services 2,709
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 930
Transportation & Materials Moving 663
Precision Production 578

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