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Construction Trades Schools in Wisconsin

1,009 Construction Trades students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Gender Distribution

In Wisconsin, 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 Wisconsin is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 8.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 71.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 13.3%
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Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in Wisconsin

117,160 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a construction trades grad in the state is $50,760, compared to a typical salary of $47,630 nationwide.

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There are 18 colleges in Wisconsin that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

193 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,482 Total Students

44% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

147 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,061 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 9.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending Moraine Park Technical College will pay a net price of $9,854.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,239 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,200 a year.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,526 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,791. Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,924 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,225 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,000 a year.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,467 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $9,833. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,640 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 4.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,177 Total Students

In their early career, North Central Technical College grads earn an average salary of $30,000. 74% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,983.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,165 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

Construction Trades Careers in WI

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Earth Drillers 17% $45,460
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 17% $63,460
Tile and Marble Setters 14% $43,820
Floor Layers 12% $65,960
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 11% $67,830
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 11% $46,950
Mechanical Insulation Workers 11% $71,480
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 11% $69,360
Floor Sanders and Finishers 11% $35,380
Carpet Installers 10% $36,720
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 9% $60,440
Carpenters 9% $47,610
Maintenance and Repair Workers 8% $40,700
Glaziers 8% $53,540
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 8% $39,020
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 8% $49,350
Construction and Maintenance Painters 7% $41,260
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 6% $56,740
Construction and Building Inspectors 6% $59,560
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 6% $68,540
Civil Engineering Technicians 5% $53,590
Roofers 4% $41,590
Electricians 4% $61,620
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 3% $41,090
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 2% $42,290
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 1% $83,380
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators 0% $0
Insulation Workers 0% $43,900
Signal and Track Switch Repairers 0% $66,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Precision Production 2,240
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 2,106
Personal & Culinary Services 1,787
Transportation & Materials Moving 477

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